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The Board of Trustees of Williamson College of the Trades presents the following information to those young men who seek admission. Please read very carefully.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

AApplicants must meet all of the following Admission Requirements: They must be male, permanent legal residents of the United States who are 19 years or younger by June 1 of the year of enrollment, be unmarried with no children, and have a high school diploma or GED prior to enrollment. They must be of good moral character and pass a pre-admission drug screen. They must be able to meet the physical demands of the college’s curriculum, which focuses on developing both a strong mind and body for work in the trades (the requirements for admission, in all respects, comply with applicable law). They must possess medical/health insurance prior to enrollment and demonstrate financial need.* Williamson admits students of any race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation or ethnic background to all the programs, activities, and privileges generally accorded or made available to students of the college. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation or ethnic background in the administration of its admission, instructional, or scholastic policies or in student eligibility for participation in college-sponsored extra-curricular activities.

*All interested candidates may apply, but preference is given to the financially deserving based on the results of an online family financial screening process conducted by a third-party service.


REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Only those applicants who meet the Admission Requirements listed above are eligible for consideration. Applicants must complete and sign this application and submit it to the Vice President of Enrollment Management along with the following items:

  • Most recent high school transcript or GED documentation
  • A copy of official, state-issued birth certificate (hospital-issued birth certificates are not acceptable). This documentation proves permanent legal residence. Naturalized U.S. citizens should provide a naturalization certificate; non-citizens must provide other documentation of permanent legal U.S. residency (please contact the Vice President of Enrollment Management for information).

In addition to submitting these materials, applicants must also reserve a seat at an “Enrollment Testing Day” session.

Applications are due by December 15th. In addition to submitting these materials, applicants must also reserve a seat at an Enrollment Testing Day.

While not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to provide letters of recommendation from non-family members as these letters may assist the Selection Committee in determining the strength of an applicant’s character.