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UNB Fredericton

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How to apply

Have what it takes to be in the BPhil program? Apply today!

Step 1: Admission requirements

Review the Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Leadership Studies admissions requirements before applying.

Step 2: Additional documents

Please provide the following to complete your application:

  • Official transcript marks from high school and other educational institution(s) you have previously attended should be sent to the UNB Registrar’s office.
  • Include your CV/resume: please specify any educational, extracurricular, volunteer, work, and other relevant experiences, achievements, and awards.
  • Provide a cover letter to supplement your resume. We ask you to include responses to the following questions:
    • Tell us about yourself.
    • Why do you want to come to Renaissance College?
    • How will the program fit with your future life and career goals?
    • What will you bring to the program and to your fellow students?

Optional submissions:

  • Barriers to opportunities: For those who feel like they have been limited to employment, volunteer, and/or leadership opportunities, please specify your experiences in the same document as your cover letter. Word limit 250.
  • Academic explanation: Do you feel your grades are not an accurate assessment in reflecting your overall ability? Please explain in the same document as your cover letter. Word limit of 250.
  • Portfolio: Most of our current students choose to submit samples of schoolwork, art, writing, music, etc. Provide any documentation if you would like to showcase your work.

Please note that your application will be assessed by a committee and accepts students based on:

  • strength of writing
  • previous volunteer and job experiences
  • community participation
  • creativity
  • and previous leadership experiences

Step 3: Apply

We operate on a rolling admissions system. The earlier you apply, the better your chances!

After you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation of your application number. Please save that email for future reference.

Renaissance College is currently reviewing applications and accepting students for Fall 2022.

Apply now