How to Apply

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for Fall 2015 are now closed. Fall 2016 application information will be available soon.

Follow these three steps to apply to become a Park scholar:

1. Complete the Common Application online no later than January 2.

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2. Complete the following Park Scholar Award application materials:

  • Application (fill out both pages): NOTE: form will be available at the end of September

  • Essays

  • Resume

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Official or unofficial transcript(s)

3. Send your Park Scholar Award materials to arrive no later than January 15 to:

Park Scholar Program Director
Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850-7000
(607) 274-3089
(607) 274-7095 (fax)

(Faxed and e-mailed materials are acceptable.)

Please note: To be considered for this award, you must be a U.S. citizen and apply to Ithaca College and the Roy H. Park School of Communications.


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