Apply

We are accepting applications for Fall 2019!  Contact us if you're interested.  Tuition, fees and financial support info here.

Admissions steps:

  1. Complete the Online Graduate College Application (apply for Fall 2019)
  2. Select LEADERSHIP FOR SUSTAINABILITY as your program choice
  3. Follow upload requirements

Application Timeline:

  • February 1: Initial rolling admissions deadline for Fall 2019
  • February 1: Deadline for consideration for internal RSENR MLS scholarships
  • Late-February: first-round acceptance decisions made, rolling admissions thereafter based on availability
  • Late-February - June:  Rolling admissions
  • July 29 - August 4:  Program begins with the first residential intensive experience in Shelburne, VT 

Applications will require:

  • Graduate College Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • College transcripts
  • Resume
  • TOEFL scores for those whose native language is not English

Statement of Purpose Prompts

In your statement of purpose (1,000-2,000 words), please address the following prompts:

  • What attracts you to the MLS program and how might the the program support you to catalyze the change you wish to create in yourself and in the world?
  • What are your main learning and leadership edges/questions/challenges you wish to explore through the program?
  • Give us an example or tell us a story of how you engage with conflict and tension.

Letters of Recommendation

We recommend that you choose letters of recommendation that can speak to these three criteria:

  • Your leadership experience 
  • Your willingness to engage with ambiguity, complexity and tension in a learning community
  • Your capacity and willingness to receive feedback and take an open stance toward learning