Vita Institute Application Process

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Admission to the Vita Institute is open to those with a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, and applications are welcome from those of any age or level of professional development who are passionately committed to the protection of human life, particularly in its earliest stages. A distinctly Catholic educational program, the Vita Institute welcomes participants of all faith traditions.

The following is provided to participants during the Vita Institute free of charge:

  • A full tuition waiver;
  • lodging (a private room in an air-conditioned dormitory);
  • meals; and
  • curricular materials.

Participants are responsible for travel to and from the Institute.

Application to the ND Vita Institute includes 3 parts: an online application, a resume/CV, and two recommendations. All materials are submitted via an online form.

To apply for the 2024 session, click here. To access the recommendation form, click here (two recommendations are required).

Application deadline (including recommendations) is March 4, 2024. The 2024 session will take place June 9–14, 2024.

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