Nantucket Semester Program

Nantucket Semester Program

You are required to register/create an account in order to apply for the Nantucket Semester.

Application Checklist/Steps:

  • Essay (3 pages maximum, double spaced) with the title of "Applicant's Name Essay" and describing your 1) academic and personal background, 2) career goals, and interest in environmental issues 3) how the Nantucket Semester experience will help you in achieving your goals, 4) and any experiences or expertise you may have in living and studying off-campus, doing research, being part of a learning community, or other things that you want us to know about you and your fit for the program. 
  • For non-UMass Boston students: Scanned copy of current unofficial undergraduate transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation from two professors familiar with academic performance (While filling in the online application, you will need to identify name, affiliation, and email address of 2 letter writers. Letter writers will receive an email from us requesting these letters).