Are you ready to make the world your classroom?  Apply to Global AWAKEnings – Wake Forest University’s first-year abroad program!

Who is eligible to apply?

We welcome applications from prospective Wake Forest University first-year applicants.

How do I apply?

You may apply to Wake Forest University and Global AWAKEnings simultaneously.  Please refer to the steps below.

Step 1: Wake Forest University Admission Application. You may find the application materials and instructions at

Step 2: Global AWAKEnings Application. Apply online at: Global Awakenings Application

As part of the Global AWAKEnings application process, applicants may be asked to supply references or participate in a virtual interview with a staff member from the Center for Global Programs and Studies.

When are Global AWAKEnings applications reviewed?

The initial application deadline for Global AWAKEnings is January 1, 2017.  The secondary deadline is February 1, 2017 (pending space availability).  Global AWAKEnings applications are reviewed and admission decisions are made on a rolling basis once an application is complete.  Application review continues until the program is full.

Students are encouraged to apply early.

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Janice Claybrook
Program Coordinator
Center for Global Programs and Studies
Wake Forest University