We welcome your application! Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, Class of 2026 applications are due January 5th, 2024 (11:59 pm). The GRE is not required. Apply now to the University of Delaware.
Applications for Fall 2023 admission cycle are now closed. Please check back for information on applications for the Class of 2026.
University of Delaware Graduate Application and Fee
Please upload a complete academic paper that demonstrates your ability to use evidence, interpret it, and frame an argument. The Winterthur Program requests a minimum length of 7 pages to a maximum length of 20 pages. (For longer papers with images, you may wish to reduce the file size for easier uploading.)
When possible, select three professors who know your academic or professional work. Applicants who desire may choose to replace one academic reference with a professional reference. Applicants who are no longer in contact with academic references, or whose recommenders may have retired or passed away, may submit professional references.
For International Students only: Please upload your TOEFL score.
The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is the standard University requirement to show proof of English language proficiency. The University of Delaware sets the following minimum scores:
Minimum score 79 (100 for some programs)
Minimum Speaking score of 18
Minimum score of 550 (600 for some programs) PBT
Minimum score of 61 (82 for some programs) PDT
Separate evaluation for Speaking Proficiency required
Interview Weekend is conducted by the Executive Committee of the Winterthur Program and is held Thursday through Saturday, mid-March, virtually. Each year, sixteen successful applicants are invited to participate (in-person or virtually) in Interview Weekend. Participation is required to be considered for admission.
All admission offers include a fellowship (22-month stipend) and full tuition scholarship. (Full-time participation over the course of 22 consecutive months, beginning August 1, is expected.)
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