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How to Apply

2021 Hybrid DC Winter Seminars Applications Open August 31, 2020!
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Application Deadline

2021 DC Winter Seminars Application Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11:59pm.

The Online Application Process:
  • Creating a profile and completing a personal information section.
  • Submitting a max. 60 second casual video to introduce yourself to the DC Winter Seminars Selection Committee (Please note, all videos are confidential and for the DC Winter Seminars Selection Committee Only).
  • Writing a personal statement addressing the question: Why is the DC Winter Seminars suited for your course of study or personal interests and how do you hope to benefit from it?

The DC Winter Seminars are open to current seniors, juniors, exceptional sophomores, December graduates, and graduate students in all majors and disciplines!

First Year Students

Unfortunately, first year students cannot apply during the fall application period.

2021 Hybrid DC Winter Seminars Course Schedule

DC Winter Seminars Session I: January 4-13

  • 6 days in-person in Washington, DC: January 4-10
  • 3 days online: January 11-13

DC Winter Seminars Session II: January 12-21

  • 6 days in-person in Washington, DC: January 12-18
  • 3 days online: January 19-21
Application and Decisions

To be considered, students submit an online application. An admissions committee composed of professors and administrators will select students based on a variety of factors. The most successful candidates will have:

  • Distinguished themselves with a strong academic record
  • Provided quality responses in their application, including the personal statement
  • Demonstrated their interest in the DC Winter Seminars as complementing their studies and/or career goals
ADA Accommodations

All prospective and current students with disabilities have the right to request accommodations from Student Accessibility Services when applying for and/or participating in Study in DC opportunities.

Application and Interview Resources

Be sure to utilize the Cohen Career Center for assistance in creating and revising application materials, as well as preparing for a potential interview.