International Development Administration
(M.I.D.A.)

Within the online application system, applicants must provide general information (including educational history details), as well as the following specific program requirements.

Applicants must also request official transcripts, and any required graduate test and/or language proficiency official scores, be sent to WMU.

Application deadlines

For Fall semester: June 15; for Spring semester: November 1; and for Summer I semester: March 1. Applications must be received by February 1 to be considered for a graduate assistantship.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

Graduate test

This program does not require a graduate test.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.

Recommendations

This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Summarize your experiences in academic and professional activities and how you are a strong candidate for the program. You may address how your experience aligns with the strengths of the program and its faculty, and how the program can support your professional goals. This statement should be about a page in length. It should demonstrate your communication skills and writing competence.

Previous written work

This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

Other program materials

This program does not require any other program materials to be submitted.

Additional information

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Political Science — College of Arts and Sciences

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