Winter & Spring Term Information for Phillips Academy Families

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The IRT Application is NOW OPEN! Applications are due March 1, 2021.

Due to COVID 19 and the projection of the pandemic continuing into 2021, the IRT has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Summer Workshop. All applicants will therefore be considered for the Associate Program only.

Click here to submit an inquiry to be added to our contact list and receive log in credentials for the application. Be sure to check your spam box for this email and keep it in a safe place.

If you have any questions, please email Monica Reum, Recruitment and Admission Programs Specialist at


All applicants must:

  1. For undergraduates, have earned a grade point average of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale); and for graduate students, have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  2. Demonstrate a commitment to eradicating racial disparities in education;
  3. Demonstrate a professional interest in teaching, counseling, or administration (K-12 or higher education)
  4. Submit a complete online application by March 1!

You are eligible to participate in the Summer Workshop Intern Program if you are:

  • A current undergraduate junior
  • A current undergraduate senior

Please note: If you are not accepted to the Summer Workshop, you will automatically be considered for the Associate’s program.

You are eligible to participate in the Associate Program if you are:

  • A current undergraduate junior or senior
  • A college graduate (recent or otherwise)
  • Currently or previously enrolled in a Master’s degree program
  • A working professional with an undergraduate degree

*Graduate degree holders and those who have completed their undergraduate degrees at the time of application are eligible for the Associate Program ONLY.

Application components:

  • Attend an information session on campus or online.
  • A completed online application which includes a series of short-answer questions about your professional history, research experience, theoretical framework, and goals for future graduate study
  • Three academic recommendations (two can be academic and one can be professional if you are applying for fields in Education such as Higher Education, School Counseling, etc.)
  • Resume/CV
  • Upload unofficial transcripts from ALL credit earned institutions including undergraduate and graduate institutions, community colleges, study abroad programs, and summer coursework.

For clarification on the application process, please review our FAQ Document.

Mondays with Monica: Webinar Series

Monica Reum, Recruitment and Admission Programs Specialist, will be hosting monthly webinars once a month starting Sept 2020. Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend and learn more about the IRT application process and ways to complete a successful application.

  • 9/14/2020 - IRT Information Session (NOTE: DATE CHANGE FROM 9/7)
  • 10/5/2020 - Webinar 1: Admissions Criteria
  • 11/2/2020 - Webinar 2: Essays
  • 12/7/2020 - Webinar 3: Recommendations
  • 1/4/2021 - Webinar 4: Resume/CV, Transcripts & More
  • 2/1/2021 - Webinar 5: Interviews
  • 3/8/2021 - Webinar 6: Next Steps

Be sure to submit an inquiry using the link at the top of this page to receive updated information and links to access the webinars. Please email with any questions.