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student artist in Dakar
Application Procedure and Deadlines

The following items must be submitted to the Director of the program prior to the application deadline of October 1 for the spring semester:

"If you are looking for a study abroad program that will challenge you both personally and your global perspective while giving you the chance to try new things, make new friends and gain a stronger sense of independence." (E.N., Occidental College)

  1. A completed Wells College application form with a photo;
  2. Application fee of $50 payable to Wells College;
  3. Two letters of recommendation, one preferably from a French instructor;
  4. A statement of purpose describing how this program would benefit the student's education and how it fits into his/her general course of studies;
  5. A statement from the Academic Dean or appropriate officer of the student's institution indicating that the student is in good standing and has permission to participate in this program;
  6. A copy of the student's transcript.


You can download a printable copy of the application form, the housing and health form, the recommendation form* and the academic reference form in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF). *Please note that you should print the recommendation form twice since you need 2 recommendations.

Adobe Acrobat reader download available here.
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Professor André Siamundele - Director of Study Program in Dakar, Senegal
Wells College 170 Main Street, Aurora NY 13026
Office: 315-364-3308 | Secretary: 315-364-3288 | Fax: 315-364-3257