gradapp Application for Admission MA in Comparative Global Inquiry We welcome your application for admission to the Graduate School of Valparaiso University. The mission of the Graduate School is to serve the advanced learning, professional development, and personal enrichment needs of individuals regionally and nationally. The Graduate School admits students that demonstrate the ability and motivation to succeed in an academically challenging environment. This form is meant to be completed ONLINE ONLY. If you would like a hard copy, please choose the Requesting Information link and one will be sent to you. You may mail any required materials to: Office of the Graduate School Kretzmann Hall 114 1700 Chapel Drive Valparaiso, IN 46383-6493 USA You may contact us via: Telephone: (219) 464-5313 Toll Free: (800) 821-7685 Fax: (219) 464-5381 Email: Application Procedure Please us the Tab key to move through the application to enter data In order for your application to be considered for admission, all required information must be received by the Graduate Office including: Certified transcripts of a bachelor's degree Two letters of recommendation A reflective essay (unless you completed it on the online application) Application Fee: $30 for US Citizens GRADUATE APPLICATION I. Program of Concentration Please indicate area of concentration: Select Area of Concentration MA in Comparative Global Inquiry If MALS-Individualized, please specify topic area: SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION  Please submit a 3-4 page typed, double-spaced essay describing (1) your interest studying abroad during graduate school; (2) possible topics or areas of interest for your thesis; (3) your past experiences in studying or working abroad, or in working with multicultural and/or international groups; (5) your interest in this program and how it relates to your future career goals. Have you traveled abroad before? Yes No If yes, please describe that experience (where, when, for what purpose, duration): If you have not traveled abroad for academic credit, what prompted you to seek this option for graduate study?