IRT Application

Our application for the 2018-2019 cohort is now CLOSED.

Our application for next year's cohort will go live in November 2018. Please contact Monica Reum, Recruitment and Admission Programs Specialist at to be added to our 2019 - 2020 Student Prospect List.

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 1st, 2018  

Eligible applicants for the Summer Workshop must be applying to the IRT as rising or graduating college seniors.

Applicants to the Associate Program can be college juniors and seniors, recent college graduates, or working professionals.  

Application requirements:

  • Three academic letters of recommendation (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
  • A series of short-answer questions about your professional history, research experience, theoretical framework, and goals for future graduate study
  • Official transcripts:
    • Mailing address:  Institute for Recruitment of Teachers, Phillips Academy Andover, 180 Main Street, Andover MA 01810
    • This includes transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions, community colleges, study abroad programs, and summer coursework. We will accept e-transcripts only if they are sent directly from your university registrar. These can be emailed to

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