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Applications for 2021-2022 are currently being accepted. All application materials must be submitted by February 1, 2021. See below for application instructions.

Application Information:

Entry-level students who have been accepted to UW-Madison and are U.S. citizens or permanent residents can be nominated for ITP support by their participating department (economics, political science, psychology, sociology, social welfare, educational leadership & policy analysis, educational policy studies, or educational psychology). Nominating departments will submit a copy of the student’s application materials for consideration by the ITP steering committee. Students may indicate their interest in being considered for ITP support in their application materials, or by separately notifying their departmental admissions staff. Students will not be considered by the ITP without endorsement of the admitting department.

First-year graduate students enrolled in one of the participating departments (economics, political science, psychology, sociology, social welfare, educational leadership & policy analysis, educational policy studies, educational psychology) may indicate their interest by separately notifying their department. Students will not be considered by the ITP without endorsement of their home department.

  1. 1-page statement of interest, including discussion of interest in research on education using methods that permit causal inference.
  2. Advisor’s letter of recommendation.
  3. List of courses taken during the past academic year and grades from the current fall semester.
  4. A copy of the student’s original application file should be forwarded by the department.

Submit materials electronically to:

Program Manager
Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences
1025 W. Johnson St., Suite 453
Madison, WI 53706
Email: itp_info@wcer.wisc.edu
PH: (608) 265-9483