ISSLP Application, Essay Questions, and Requirements

Prior to starting the application:

Download the Application Essay questions, complete and save as a PDF for upload to the application.  It is important you upload your essays as a PDF, otherwise they may not be received.

Determine if your passport/citizenship country allows for safe entry into your site choice one and two host countries, and return to the United States and or your citizenship country (if different). U.S. citizens visit the U.S. Department of State's Country Information and review the passport information found under your travel country's Entry, Exit & Visa Requirements tab. Non-U.S. citizens contact your home-country government for passport validity information.

Secure reference information which includes name, title/position, email, and phone number.

The application does NOT have a save and return feature and must be completed in one sitting. After 20 minutes of inactivity, the application will time out and data will be lost. Watch for system time out messages and respond accordingly to extend time. Have your essay questions completed and ready for upload.

Some application fields are pre-filled from the University’s student information system. If information is incorrect, see the registrar or your advisor to correct the information.

Saint Mary's College and Holy Cross College students should contact the ISSLP to request the login instructions to the ISSLP application.

ISSLP accepts applications from all undergraduate and graduate students with returning student status following their ISSLP summer.

The ISSLP 2022 application opens Tuesday, September 7, 2021 and closes on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

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Upcoming Events

October 2021

Application Close | ISSLP 2022
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Information Session | SSLP 2022
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:00pm
Postgraduate Service Lunch | Alliance for Catholic Education
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

November 2021

Information Session | SSLP 2022
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 7:00pm
Getting Something to Eat in Jackson
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 7:00pm
Mini Postgraduate Service Fair
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Taste of PATH
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:30pm
Information Session | Poverty Studies Interdisciplinary Minor (PSIM)
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 8:00pm to 8:30pm
Dignity and Justice Workshop
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Catholic Social Tradition (CST) Minor Brunch
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 11:30am
Higgins Film CLASSics | Blue Collar (1978)
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 3:00pm
Virtues & Vocations Presents Howard Gardner: What is Good Work?
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

December 2021

Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series | Housing
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 12:00pm
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm