Wroclaw 2013 – Application Instructions and Form

You can download an application form here in a PDF format. (To request a Word document version of the application form, please e-mail us at tcds@newschool.edu.)

 

ELIGIBILITY

Graduate applicants: Applicants should have completed their undergraduate studies by the time of the Institute and should be either enrolled in a postgraduate degree program or working as junior university teachers or researchers. Preference will be given to those applicants who can demonstrate active involvement in civil society and civic life.

Advanced undergraduate applicants: Applicants must be enrolled as juniors or seniors. Preference will be given to those applicants who, while academically inclined, can demonstrate an active interest in civic life.

 

PROGRAM COSTS

~Participants from The New School:

Tuition: Tuition for applicants from The New School is based on the tuition they pay at their respective home divisions. New School financial aid is applicable. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid for more information.

Program Fee: The program fee of $2000 covers participants’ room and partial board (breakfast and lunch) for the duration of the Institute, as well as the cultural program of lectures, tours, opening and closing receptions, etc. Travel costs are not included. Successful applicants can apply for support in their respective divisions. We encourage all applicants to look for outside funding sources.

~Participants from other institutions in the US and abroad:

Program Fee: The program fee of the 2013 Summer Institute for non-New School students is $2500, covering tuition (non-credit), room and partial board (breakfast and lunch), and the cultural program of lectures, tours, opening and closing receptions, etc. Travel costs are not included. We strongly encourage all applicants to look for funding sources from their home institutions and local organizations.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please download an application form here in a PDF format.
You can also request a Word document version of the application form by sending us an e-mail at tcds@newschool.edu.

~All Applicants from The New School need to submit:

  • Completed application form
  • CV or resume
  • Application essay – approx. 500 words describing how the Institute would complement one’s academic experience to date and enhance educational and professional goals for the future
  • New School academic transcript (unofficial)

~All other Applicants need to submit:

  • Completed application form
  • CV or resume
  • Application essay in English – approx. 500 words describing how the Institute would complement one’s academic experience to date and enhance educational and professional goals for the future
  • One letter of recommendation sent from the e-mail address belonging to its author or as an attachment to the application letter if scanned
  • TOEFL or other evidence of substantial English language skills is required if coming from a non-English speaking country
  • Applicants affiliated with an NGO or a civic organization should also include a brief description of the nature of the work undertaken by their organization

 

WHERE TO SUBMIT

~Applicants from The New School except for Eugene Lang College:  Please submit application materials to TCDS via e-mail: tcds@newschool.edu with the subject “WR13 Application.” You can also send your application by mail or submit in person at TCDS, 80 Fifth Ave, 5th Floor, Room#517, NY, NY 10011.

~Applicants from Eugene Lang College:  Please submit application materials to Dechen Albero, Senior Academic Advisor, or Kiah Shapiro at Eugene Lang College Study Abroad by e-mail: Langstudyabroad@newschool.edu with the subject “WR13 Application.” You can also send your application by mail or submit in person at Study Abroad, 64 W 11th St, New York, NY, tel: 212.229.5100 x2260.

~Applicants from Poland: All applicants from Poland should apply through the International Institute for the Study of Culture and Education (IISCE) at the University of Lower Silesia. Please submit application materials via e-mail: iisce@dsw.edu.pl with the subject “WR13 Application”; or via fax: +48 71 356 15 72.

~All other Applicants: Please submit application materials to TCDS via e-mail: tcds@newschool.edu with the subject “WR13 Application.” You can also send your application by mail to TCDS, 80 Fifth Ave, 5th Floor, Room#517, NY, NY 10011.

 

~APPLICATIONS DEADLINE~

For all New School applicants, the extended deadline for applications is April 5, 2013.

For all other applicants, the deadline for applications is April 22, 2013.