Application Checklist

To apply for SIPI 2024, please fill out the application form and prepare to submit the materials listed below once the application becomes open.

Before sending in your application materials, please be sure you are submitting ALL that is required. You will find below a checklist of required application materials for SIPI as well as a list of important deadlines to remember. Transcripts can come separately from your other application materials, but please be sure that we have all required materials by the appropriate deadline.


  1. Personal statement of career/academic plans (approximately 1-2 pages)
  2. One transcript from each university you have attended. SIPI will accept official transcripts or scans of official transcripts.
  3. If you are an international student, please visit the international students page to find out if additional materials are required for you to attend SIPI.

Application Deadlines

The SIPI program application for Summer 2024 is now open! To be considered complete by the priority deadline, all applications and accompanying materials (including transcripts, letters of recommendation, and application fee) must be received by March 15th of the program year.

The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship application for 2024-2025 is now closed. Priority deadline for summer FLAS was February 15th.

The UW–Madison Undergraduate Scholarship for Summer Study application for 2024 is now open! Please apply by the deadline of April 7th.