Thank you for your interest in applying to the Global Scholars Program. GSP is an interdisciplinary living learning community that brings together students from around the world to engage in social justice education on a global level. We invite applications from students of all backgrounds and levels of intercultural experience and from any college or school at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Application Deadlines

  • October 13, 2019 Early Decision (F'20-W'21)
  • November 30, 2019 Winter 2020 Applicants
  • December 6, 2019 Final Decision (W'20 & F'20-W'21)

Info Sessions

If you know you can attend one of the following sessionS, please RSVP by contacting (Drop-ins are also welcome).

DATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
TIME: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

DATE: Monday, November 4, 2019
LOCATION: North Quad 1185
TIME: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

1.) Students who have been offered and accepted admission to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
1.) Completion of at least one year of college (at U-M or another institution) by the beginning of the term or year for which you are applying. In other words, sophomore status or above.
2.) A strong interest in integrating global social justice into your college experience.
3.) Enthusiasm for intercultural exchange in an inclusive community. Prior intercultural or international experience is not a prerequisite.

Note: Students who wish to re-apply to the Global Scholars Program for a second year are eligible for leadership opportunities.

Program Requirements:
1.) Commitment to 2 semesters of participation. Transfer, visiting exchange, and study abroad students may apply for Fall-only or Winter-only.
2.) Applicants must also apply separately to University Housing for North Quad residency (required for membership). Please visit the Housing website for more information. Click here for information on current Housing Rates.
4.) Enrollment in a 2-credit GSP academic course each semester during the first year of participation: ALA210 (fall) and ALA211(winter), currently Fridays from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.
5.) Participation in a weekly Collaborative Group (meeting day is assigned based on your availability Monday through Thursday. Sessions are from 7:00-8:30 p.m).

The Global Scholars Program affirms the university’s support and advocacy for the many undocumented or DACA students on our campus. Consistent with federal and state law, DACA students and those without proof of citizenship are welcome to seek admission and enrollment at U-M and to apply for membership in the Global Scholars Program.