Application Process

Deadlines:

Fall – March 1st
Spring – August 1st
Summer – November 1st

Step 1:    Contact Irina Shatruk via email.

Your email to Irina should include the following information:

1. Short statement of your research interests in one page or less.

2. Resume

Step 2:    Apply to Texas A&M University.

Irina will send you an email acknowledging receipt of your research interests and resume. Once you have received a reply from her you can apply at www.applytexas.org. On the Apply Texas website, choose graduate application, then Texas A&M University. The major for the application will be Recreation, Park, & Tourism Sciences. In order to apply you will need the following:

1. Official Transcript – This can be mailed to the University following completion of the online application

2. TOEFL/IELTS Test Results (International Students Only) – This must have been taken within the last 2 years. You can apply before you take the this test , but your application can not be fully processed until after the results are received by Texas A&M.

3. GRE Test Results – This test must have been taken within the last 5 years. You can apply before you take this test, but your application can not be fully processed until after the results are received by Texas A&M.

4. Application Processing Fee – The fee is $50 for students in the United States and $90 for International students.

Step 3:    Once you have completed your online application you will need to email the following items to Irina.

1. Transcripts – this just needs to be a copy of your transcript. It does not have to be an official copy of your transcripts.

2. Statement of Intent – this should be no longer than one page.

3. Three References

4. Writing Samples – each sample should be 10 pages or less. List of the Faculty you
would like the work with click here for a list of all RPTS Faculty.

Step 4:    Wait for the Graduate Committee to decide if you application will be accepted.

 

Graduate Student Handbook

Graduate Student Scholarship Application Form (Availability and names of scholarships vary from year to year)

Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Application

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