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Apply to WILL*

To apply to WILL*, please complete and submit our application. WILL* accepts applications from women, transgender and gender non-conforming students. There are two time frames in which to apply to the program: over the summer and once you arrive on campus in the fall. Applying over the summer provides the advantage of an expedited “early admission” process. The summer applications, due by Aug. 1, will be decided upon by mid-August. Fall applications are due by Oct. 1; these applicants will be notified in mid-October.

All accepted applicants are required to attend an overnight retreat (free of charge) to orient you to WILL* and to build community. This retreat will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, beginning at 3:30 p.m. until Sunday, Oct. 23, at noon.

WILL* Application

* indicate required fields

*Legal Name:

Preferred Name: 

*Email Address: 

Permanent Mailing Address:

High School Activities and Honors:

College Activities and Honors (for transfer applicants only):

Essay Questions

Please answer essay question #1. Then answer question #2, #3 or #4. Each of your two essays should be no longer than 650 words.

1.  Why to you want to participate in the WILL* program?

Choose ONE of the following:

2.  What gender issue interests you? Explain why it intrigues you.

3.  WILL* values multicultural perspectives. Describe an experience in which you learned about relating to people from a background different from your own.

4.  Think about a problem that you have faced. How did you solve this problem, and what did you learn about leadership from this experience?

List below any other information you would like the selection committee to consider in evaluating your application.

The information I have entered is accurate.

Important Dates

Early Application Deadline: Aug. 1

Fall Deadline: Oct. 1

October Retreat: All accepted applicants are required to attend an overnight retreat (free of charge) to orient you to WILL* and to build community. This retreat will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, beginning at 3:30 p.m. until Sunday, Oct. 23, at noon.

Questions?

WILL* Program, Westhampton College
University of Richmond, VA  23173

Telephone: (804) 289-8578
Fax: (804) 287-6061