Admissions

WHO SHOULD Attend?

This program is indispensable for those wanting or needing to stay abreast of the major changes in environmental thinking in recent years. It is designed for policy makers at all levels of government and from any country, public and private sector executives, and anyone who wants a better understanding of the full range of developing concepts, tools, and strategies essential to leadership in sustainable practices and policies.

Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential for participation in the Forum.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered, applicants must submit a complete application online by August 11th.

Required materials:

  1. A statement of up to 200 words detailing what you hope to take away from your participation in the program
  2. A short professional biography (no résumés or CVs)

Your application will not be reviewed until both parts are received.

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

We will inform applicants of their acceptance within two weeks of receiving their completed application. Once the forum reaches capacity, we will not accept additional participants, but will add names to a wait list.

FEES AND PAYMENTS

$3,995 includes program materials, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners. Housing is not included; however, a special hotel rate at a highly-rated local hotel will be provided for participants. To secure your space in the program, you must make a $500 deposit no later than August 15th. Your tuition balance must be paid by August 22nd.

Discounts

Early bird discount: Apply and pay by July 10th to receive 30% off the tuition fee.

Government and non-profit employees qualify for 25% off tuition. Yale alumni qualify for 15% off tuition.

Discounts cannot be combined

ALREADY ACCEPTED?

Congratulations! Here’s what you need to know to plan your trip to Yale. Read more.

QUESTIONS?

Please visit our list of Frequently Asked Questions first. If your question is not answered there, please email us at sustainability.forum@yale.edu or send us a message using the form below.

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