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The Institute accepts scholars from select cities where we run yearlong academic collegiate institutes. The scholars have a wide variety of interests and represent small liberal arts colleges, large universities, Ivy League institutions, and historically Black colleges and universities.

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Interested candidates must meet the following guidelines:

COLLEGE FRESHMAN or SOPHOMORES

Applicants must have freshman or sophomore standing at an accredited college or university in the given city where the collegiate institute is based.

STRONG ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

Although the Institute does not have a GPA requirement, transcripts are carefully reviewed. Applicants’ transcripts should reflect a rigorous and challenging course load. All majors are welcome.

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT

Applicants should be active members of their campus communities, including student organizations, arts or athletic programs, and community service activities.
For questions or more information regarding eligibility, please email wkeyes@theinstitute.net or call 202.660.2501.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type_row=”featues”][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section][vc_section][vc_row type_row=”featues”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Application Process” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]To apply to the Institute, applicants must submit all materials listed below.

APPLICATION FORM

Click to complete a brief application form that includes student information and three short essay responses (50-250 words).

PHOTO

Provide a clear, recent headshot as a profile picture. Passport photos are preferred.

RESUME

Submit a resume detailing the extent of their campus involvement, volunteerism, and work experience. This allows us to better assess leadership abilities.

WRITING SAMPLES

Submit two papers written in college-level courses. Writing samples should demonstrate the applicant’s ability to think critically. If possible, applicants should submit papers that bear a professor’s grade and remarks, but this is not required.

TWO LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

Secure two letters of recommendation from college administrators, professors, internship supervisors, or other individuals who can comment on their academic ability, leadership skills, and personal character.

All application materials must be either emailed to wkeyes@theinstitute.net or mailed to:

The Institute for Responsible Citizenship​
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