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Application Forms

Links to the application forms for priority placement (traditional application process) or mid year application (post conference, direct placement).

Application Deadlines

The priority placement application deadline is February 11, 2022 5pm PST for study-away placements beginning the following academic year (2022-23). This includes fall, winter, and spring terms, or fall and spring semesters. The application fee is $200.00 non-refundable. Application deadline for direct placement (mid year placements — typically after priority placement has passed) various; connect with the NSE Coordinator for more information.

Application Process

To apply for participation in NSE, follow the following steps:

  • Schedule an appointment to meet with WOU’s NSE Coordinator.
  • Visit the NSE website, nse.org, to gather more information about the program or participating schools.
  • Review your financial resources. The NSE Budget Worksheet form can help you plan a budget. We encourage you to meet with a financial aid advisor prior to applying, to learn more about how your financial aid may assist you.
  • Fill out the NSE application and schedule an appointment with WOU’s NSE Coordinator to turn in application.
  • Arrange for 1 recommendation form to be completed by your academic advisor or a WOU faculty/staff memer.
  • Turn in completed application (form, essay, recommendation form) and $200 non-refundable application fee.
  • Start your FAFSA application in October for next academic year if you anticipate paying your host school’s tuition and fees (NSE Tuition Hose Payment) and you plan on using Financial Aid, list all university placement choices and Western Oregon University (WOU Federal School Code 003209) on your FAFSA application (FAFSA codes are listed at nse.org on each member university’s page).