CAS Application Information

Applications must be submitted by April 13, 2018 no later than 5 p.m. Late or incomplete materials will not be reviewed.


  • All applications must be compiled into a single .pdf document and emailed to Your subject line should include “2018-19 Application” and your workshop name. All proposed faculty sponsors and student coordinators listed on the application must be copied on the emailed submission to signify their approval of the attached proposal.
  •  CAS will “reply all” to confirm receipt.
  •  Subsequent changes to applications can be made before the application deadline by submitting a new, completed application submission. Your request to replace/update the application must be clearly indicated in your email message and will also be confirmed by CAS with a “reply all”. We are not able to accept pieces or pages for substitution.
  • Subsequent updates to faculty sponsors or student coordinators can be made as necessary, in writing outside of the application process by emailing the request to with all involved parties copied on the request. Sponsor/coordinator changes will not impact compliance with application deadline.
  • We are able to assist workshops with compilation, submission, or general questions by appointment or walk in service, as time allows up to April 12, 2018 during regular office hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Assistance will be available on a first come, first served basis.
  • A complete Council on Advanced Studies application will include:
    --- 2018-19 Application Form
    --- Workshop Description essay
  • The Council will review each 2018-19 application along with quarterly participation reports from CAS files and overall group performance (where applicable).
  • Award announcements are anticipated by mid to late May.