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Thank you for your interest in the Scholar's Electives Program! The application for students entering Western University for September 2016 is now closed. 

Scholar’s Electives Application Update

Thank you for your application to the Scholar’s Electives program.

Our faculty selection committees have been meeting over the last two months to review nearly 600 applications and make final selections for the program.

We are very pleased to announce that the Scholars Electives decisions have been emailed to all applicants.  Please check your Western Email Account for more details.

If you have any questions please contact Rebecca Smith, Scholars’ Programs & Academic Outreach Coordinator, at

The Scholar's Electives Program is customized especially for students who have a strong desire to achieve unique personal and academic goals.

Students who wish to be considered for this unique opportunity are first required to complete their general application to Western University through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre.

When applying for your regular undergraduate program you will also see a small "tick" box where you can indicate your interest in the Scholar's Electives Program.

After completing your application to Western University you will be contacted by our Admissions office with a prospective student application package containing information and instructions to activate your Western Identity.

Once you have activated your Western Identity, you will have a number of online services available to you, including the Scholar's Electives Online Supplemental Application.

All applications for the Scholar's Electives Program must be submitted through the online service, by February 14 (by 11:59 pm EST) each year. If you have any questions please do not hesitate contacting Rebecca Smith, the Coordinator of Scholars' Programs directly at

Application Eligibility Requirements: