Application Form Instructions: 

Student application materials are submitted via one application form (linked below). In this form, applicants are asked: a) to answer a number of questions about their academic interests and experiences, b) upload their undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies are accepted), and c) upload a document with responses to the three essay questions below.

Please answer these three short essay questions (400 please limit your responses to 400 words per question). Please submit your responses via .doc/.docx or .pdf file and upload using the application form (linked below):

  1. Graduate school programs often provide students with unique opportunities to work on projects that require a high level of planning, collaboration, and attention to detail. Describe a challenge you have faced in your life that has prepared you for such projects.
  2. The information sciences focus on helping people to discover better information, design and use better technology, and make better decisions to solve problems. Whether those problems are in business, medicine, education, the arts, or any number of other fields, information professionals are able to grapple with the challenges and opportunities of the digital age. What about the information sciences do you find interesting and would like to explore?
  3. (3a) i3 is committed to exploring and expanding topics at the intersection of people, information, and technology through a social justice lens. Please tell us why you think that this is important and how you could contribute to this effort. (3b) Since 2011, i3 continues to build and sustain a long-term community of scholars from a myriad of all backgrounds. What approach would you take to building relationships and collaborating with students whose lived experiences that vary from your own?

Please note that the application form does not have a “save” option.

Application Form:

Fill out this form and submit your application (including your transcripts and essay response document) here: