Application Forms

Rai Class

The application deadline has passed.  Please check back in September 2019 for updated guidelines and forms for the 2020-2021 academic year.


To apply for admission to the MA in Policy Economics at the Williams College, please submit the application documents by December 1, 2018 December 15, 2018 for full consideration.


Required application documents to be submitted by December 1, 2018  December 15, 2018:

The online “Application: Part 1” must be completed and submitted online.

Application: Part 1        
Supporting documents must be uploaded within the online form. Please have all documents available as .pdf or .jpg files at the time you fill out the online application.

Application: Part 2       Please download the application: part 2 as a .pdf or MS Word document, complete it, and save the completed form as a .pdf document

CV (1-2 pages only)

University transcripts showing individual courses taken and grades received for all university degrees earned (scanned copies are acceptable)

Proof of nationality and date of birth (copy of passport or birth certificate)

• Scores from the GRE general test submitted by December 15 (Required if the GRE is offered in your country as a computer based test)

• Scores from the TOEFL or IELTS exam by December 15 (Not required if the sole language of instruction at your university was English)

To be submitted directly by referee no later than December 15, 2018

Official reference form completed by a professional (not academic) referee, submitted to Williams College directly by the referee by December 15 (a second professional reference is optional).  Reference should be emailed by the referee to [email protected]

reference.pdf      reference.doc

Please DO NOT submit:

• Certificates from professional training courses (include information on your CV)
• Transcripts from secondary or primary school

Standardized Testing

If you have copies of your score reports from any of the standardized exams (GRE, TOEFL, IELTS), we will accept scans. If you need to request new copies, or are planning to take an exam for the first time, please have the score reports sent directly to Williams College.

Additional information about standardized testing is available here.

Please note the following:

• Original hard copy documents may be requested at a later date
• Incomplete applications will not be processed
• The decisions of the CDE Admissions Committee are final and confidential

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