Degree-seeking students may complete the standard application form.
The following information is requested on a voluntary basis. This information will be kept confidential. While supplying this information in no way affects your admission to ESR, this information helps ESR demonstrate compliance with State and Federal regulations concerning diversity and provides statistical information for the Board of Trustees
Please submit OFFICIAL transcripts from all of the above educational institutions.
These shall be persons from whom you will solicit recommendations concerning their estimate of your ability, character, emotional stability, interests, and future promise as a leader. One of the references should be a professor well acquainted with your academic qualifications. If you have been out of an educational program context for more than five years, an additional non-academic reference may be used. However, this should come from someone who can evaluate your potential for disciplined graduate study. One of the references should be a person who is acquainted with your spiritual journey such as a pastor, elder or spiritual friend from your local congregation.
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), which gives students the right to inspect and review their educational records, students may waive their right to see specific confidential statements and letters of recommendation. Please indicate your wishes below.
If you intend to apply for the Cooper Scholar Program, please read page 62 in the current catalogue and submit two additional appropriate references. If you intend to apply for the Leadership and Service Program you will need to provide one additional letter of recommendation from either a Quaker College Leadership Program or a member organization of Service Programs That Change the World (http://faith3.org/change-the-world/service-programs/) along with certification of completion.
Please write a 250-750 word essay on each of the following questions.
Earlham School of Religion affirms its commitment to equality of opportunity for all individuals. This commitment requires that no discrimination shall occur, regarding admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, any program or activity in the School on the basis of race, national origin, gender, age or disability.