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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 Friday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. until Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m.

WILL* Application

* indicate required fields

*Legal Name:

Preferred Name: 

What pronouns do you use?  

*Email Address: 

Cell Phone: 

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 or #3. Your essays should be no longer than 650 words.

1.  We ask all applicants to answer:

WILL* provides opportunities for women, transgender, and gender non-conforming students to explore the influence of gender and other identities both in their own lives and in society more broadly. Please describe why you want to participate in the WILL* program.

Choose ONE of the following:

2.  Please describe an issue related to gender, race, class, nationality, sexuality, ability, and/or any other aspect of identity that you care about and explain why it is important to you.

3.  Think about a problem that you have faced. How did you solve this problem, and what did you learn about leadership and community 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 Friday, Oct. 19 at 4 p.m. until Saturday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m.

Questions?

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

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