Media outlets are already asking for Summer 2015 applications with broadcast outlets setting deadlines as early as December 31, 2014. Students wanting to study in Washington, D.C. should apply with complete application as soon as possible.
Once a student fills in the online application form, this is the first step toward their internship journey. Students will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume, 2 professional writing samples (published samples most desired) contact information for 3 references, and official university transcripts. The application is complete when these materials are received.
After a decision is made on the application, the student is then informed of an admission decision. If admitted, students are asked to submit a non-refundable $250 deposit before they are placed in an internship. The $3000 tuition is to be paid before the semester begins. Other payment options include 3 monthly payments to be made by the end of the semester.
Students enrolled in an honors program or who have made the dean's list at their university should inquire about a tuition discount. Tuition discounts are sometimes offered in these circumstances.