Eligibility

To enroll in the program, you must be at least 18 years old and have completed at least one year of full-time study in an undergraduate institution one month prior to the start of the program.

This program welcomes undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates, and working professionals. The program will offer value to learners at any level, from beginning to advanced.

This program is open to domestic and international applicants.

There are no prerequisites, as this program is appropriate for individuals from all academic backgrounds. All applicants are required to complete an online application and are expected to have a stable internet connection, consistent access to a computer, and proficiency in communicating in English.


How to Apply

Application Materials

  • Complete the online application
  • Motivation statement in English (limit to 300 words)
  • Resume (1-2 pages)
  • Academic transcripts

Starting your online application

Start your application then follow these steps:

  • Select the "Non-Degree Program" type
  • Select the "Writing Persuasive Public Policy” program

Transcripts

Transcripts detail the courses, dates, grades, and grading scales for each year of postsecondary (college or university) education as well as degrees awarded. Unofficial transcripts are accepted. You may upload a PDF copy.

If your original transcript is not in English, you must provide a translated transcript in English.

English Language Requirement

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to meet the English language requirement.

Application Deadlines

We have deadlines each month leading up to the program.

  • Deadline One: Tuesday, Dec 1, 2020
  • Deadline Two: Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021
    • Apply by this date to receive a $300 discount
  • Deadline Three: Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021
  • Deadline Four: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

You may submit your application any time before the final deadline listed above. We will accept applications until the program class is filled.

Admissions Decisions

We will notify you of an admissions decision within two weeks following the deadline for which you applied.

If you are admitted to the program, you must accept your admission and submit an enrollment deposit within two weeks of acceptance.


Program Fee

The program fee for the 2021 program is $2,000 USD.

Discount

Apply by Deadline Two: Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021 to receive a $300 discount.

Students recommended by partner institutions also receive a $300 discount. 

Scholarships

There is no scholarship available for the program.

Deposit

Admitted students must submit a non-refundable $500 enrollment deposit to confirm their seat in the program. The remaining balance is due at the beginning of the program.