• Personal Essay: 350-word essay in English explaining your reasons for applying to Hamilton in France. 
  • French Writing Sample: A recent paper written in French and graded by a professor. Should show corrections by a professor and demonstrate French language ability.
  • 2 Recommendations:
    French Language Faculty
    Major/Discipline Faculty *If French is your major ask a second faculty member
  • Institutional Approval from Study Abroad Advisor or Dean/Director
    *Hamilton Students should request approval from global@hamilton.edu
  • Unofficial Transcript: Should include the most recent semester from your current college or university. Note that accepted students will need to provide a transcript of the semester before departure (i.e.: spring for fall semester; fall for spring semester).

All students must complete the required planning process from their home institution in order to receive institutional approval to participate in Hamilton in France. For Hamilton students, this includes meeting off-campus study eligibility requirements and submitting any other required forms (Leave of Absence) by the appropriate deadline.

To apply, all students must create an account and a profile through Via-TRM (Link Below) *Hamilton Students “Sign In” | Non-Hamilton Students “Sign Up”


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