Admission Requirements

  • Candidates apply during the fall semester or winter session of their junior year.
  • The deadline is January 15. Students may apply from abroad.
  • Entrance prerequisite: a GPA of at least 3.5 in the major and 3.0 in non-major courses.
  • At least six credits of study in the target culture in a program approved by the appropriate Area Coordinator. Students in the Applied Linguistics track may substitute an internship or other activity for the study abroad requirement in consultation with the area faculty.
  • The application consists of:
    • Two academic papers, one in the target language (except for applied linguistics students) and one in English. These papers should demonstrate intellectual rigor and must be free from serious mechanical or grammatical errors.
    • An informal college transcript (a printout from the web is sufficient).
    • The name of an MLLI faculty member who can serve as an informal reference.
    • The MLLI Honors Program application form.

Applications are evaluated by the Honors Program Committee, which consists of the Honors Program Director and the Area Coordinators. Students will usually receive notification of their acceptance into the Program by the end of January.

The application is available here.

Questions?  Contact Dr. Renee Lambert