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Graduate Programs Application

Thank you for deciding to apply to a Maxwell in Washington Graduate Program! We are excited to have you join us in DC - whether you've chosen to apply to attend an intensive, one-week Maymester seminar, our DC Summer Program or the Fall Global Security and Development Program. If you have any questions about the application process, we're glad to help any way we can. Contact our office at (202) 888-6363 or shoot us an email at

The Maxwell-in-Washington application form is required for any student who is interested in participating in any of the following programs offered in Washington, DC:

  • Issues in US-Latin America Relations (3 credit Maymester seminar)
  • Challenges to Crisis and Disaster Management (3 credit Maymester seminar)
  • DC Summer Practicum Program (3-6 credits, summer seminar and/or internship)
  • Global Security & Development Program (3-12 credits, fall seminars and/or internship)

Applicants from our partner schools, the University of Denver and the University of Pittsburgh, should apply through their home campus.

The application deadline for 2018 programs is November 16, 2017. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis after the deadline as space permits.

Application Instructions:

  • Click on the link below to access the application. 
  • You can start your application and return to complete it anytime up to a week later as long as you use the same computer and browser you used to access it the first time.


    For questions related to the application procedure or any of the programs, contact the Maxwell-in-Washington Program Coordinator, at