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Application deadlines for Engage Chicago 2019 will be announced in the fall.


We welcome applicants from any college or university who will have completed at least one year of school by the start of the program. College graduates are also welcome to apply.

Each application is carefully reviewed by our selection committee. Beyond grades and transcripts, we look for students who demonstrate a commitment to the program in its entirety and display a sincere interest in learning in and from the city of Chicago.


The 2018 application period has ended.