How Can I Be Considered?

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To be considered for the UASP, students must select a Major and Academic/Professional Area of Interest on the Common Application that corresponds with one of the distinct UASP designations.

How Can I Be Considered?
UASP Designation Common App Major Select the Following Common App Academic Interest(s) Contact
Creative Arts Scholars Any major in the College of Creative Arts.

Chad Reynolds

Education, Health and Society Scholars Any major in the College of Education, Health and Society.

Denise Taliaferro Baszile

Engineering and Computing Scholars Any major in the College of Engineering and Computing. Brian Kirkmeyer
Farmer School of Business Scholars Must be admitted into the Farmer School of Business and select a major within the school.

Michelle Thomas

Global Studies Scholars Any major in the College of Arts and Science. International Studies or Diplomacy and Global Affairs.

Walt Vanderbush

Humanities Scholars Any major in the College of Arts and Science. English Language and Literature, History, Humanities and Liberal Arts, Philosophy, or Religious Studies.

Sarah Siff

Law and Public Policy Scholars Any major in the College of Arts and Science. Political Science, Pre-Law/Lawyer, or Public Policy/Government.

Patrick HaneyMaria Vitullo, or Elizabeth Zimmerman

Mathematics and Statistics Scholars Select Mathematics, Mathematics and Statistics, Statistics, or Analytics as your first-choice major.

John BailerLouis DeBiasioPatrick Dowling, or Tom Fisher

Premedical Scholars Any major in the College of Arts and Science. Dentistry (including Orthodontist), Optometry, Pre-Medicine/Physician, or Veterinarian/Veterinary Science.

David Pennock

Social Justice Scholars Any major in the College of Arts and Science. Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies; Community Engagement/Activism; Criminology; or Social Justice. Stephen Lippmann
Sustainability Scholars Any major in the College of Arts and Science. Environmental Studies and Natural Resources, Sustainability, or Urban and Regional Planning. Jonathan Levy
Writing Scholars Any major in the College of Arts and Science. Editor/Publisher; Journalism; Media Studies; Public Relations; TV/Film Production; or Writer, Writing/Creative Writing. James Tobin or Heidi McKee