Admission for Academic Year 2015-2016

Application Procedure:

You must first fill out and submit your appropriate online application for admission. Be certain that you apply by your department/School application due date. 

All applications must be submitted through the online process. No paper applications will be accepted.

The online application for the programs listed below will automatically prompt you to apply for the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship once you submit your application for admission.

  • Ph.D. programs in Arts & Sciences, including the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Ph.D. in Social Work
  • Master's program in Writing

Once you have applied for admission to one of the programs below, please fill out the online application for the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship.     

The application will accept only PDF documents and all must be free of social security numbers and birth dates. For transcripts from previous schools that you have attended, request an electronic copy that omits social security numbers and birth dates. You may also use white-out or a black marker to hide these identifiers before uploading transcripts.

The closing date for receiving completed Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship applications is January 25, 2015.

Selection Criteria:

  • Students will be selected for the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship, who, in light of all pertinent academic qualifications, experiences and attributes, would contribute to the diversity of graduate education at Washington University. Students should have a strong interest in becoming a college or university professor.
  • The University believes that student body diversity entails many dimensions, and is advanced on campus by having a broad variety of cultural, socioeconomic, gender, racial, ethnic, geographical, philosophical/religious, and other distinctive backgrounds and perspectives (e.g., first generation college graduates, experience facing personal or financial hardship).
  • Students must have earned or be in the process of earning an undergraduate degree from a U. S. institution.