APPLICATION DEADLINE
The McDonnell Academy is no longer accepting applications for the 2024-25 academic year.

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION DEADLINE
February 14, 2024 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Visit the McDonnell Academy FAQs page to get answers to the most frequently asked questions before submitting an inquiry form.

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LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION NOTICE


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Upon submission, an email including a link to upload the letter is sent to your recommender. Before inquiring about the status of your recommendation:

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Letter of Recommendation Deadline

The letter of recommendation deadline is February 14, 2024 at 11:59 PM US Eastern Time. Please ensure your recommender uploads the letter by this date.

The McDonnell Academy is no longer accepting applications for the 2024-25 academic year. 
Have you applied to an eligible Washington University in St. Louis graduate program?
View a list of eligible programs. If your program is not on this list, you are not eligible to apply to the McDonnell Academy at this time.
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You are not eligible to apply to the McDonnell International Scholars Academy graduate fellowship program at this time.

Prospective applicants must apply to an eligible doctoral or master’s degree program to be considered for admission to the McDonnell Academy. Please visit WashU Graduate, Professional and Advanced Learning to learn more about eligibility, requirements, and to apply to a degree program.

  • The McDonnell Academy application is accessible only to applicants who have submitted a Washington University in St. Louis graduate degree program application.
  • The McDonnell Academy is a fellowship program that does not offer degrees and cannot answer questions related to degree program availability, eligibility, or applying to a degree program.
  • If your question is specifically related to McDonnell Academy eligibility and you intend to apply to a degree program by the program application deadline for Fall 2024 enrollment, you may send your message using the space below.

Please visit WashU Graduate, Professional and Advanced Learning to learn more about WashU graduate schools and degree program availability, eligibility, requirements, and to apply to a degree program.

PLEASE NOTE: The McDonnell Academy is a fellowship program and does not offer degrees. We will not respond to inquires related to degree program availability, eligibility, or applying to a degree program. Please visit WashU Graduate, Professional and Advanced Learning to review a list of WashU Schools and degree programs offered and to learn about eligibility, requirements, and to apply to a degree program.

If your recommender has not received the letter of recommendation, please make sure your message includes your recommenders email address.