Educational Autobiography/Professional Development Plan
Using standard margins, double spacing, and 12-point
font, complete an educational autobiography and
professional development plan. Include your own educational
background and experiences from pre-school
to graduate work; work experiences; a discussion of
your strengths and weaknesses; factors leading to
your decision to pursue graduate level studies; your
academic, intellectual, and professional objectives
relative to being a teacher leader; and your commitment
to your professional development at Bellarmine
University. This document is an important part of
the application review process. You should take great
care to produce a thoughtfully planned and well
written statement. Your work should be limited to
1000 words. Your completed work should be labeled
Attachment C and include your name.
Please compete the items under Procedure for
Admission and submit the following:
Language Proficiency. All students are expected to
have appropriate English-language proficiency to be
admitted to the university. The language proficiency
is required to ensure students are adequately prepared
and well positioned to succeed.
Financial Affidavit. All applicants must provide credible
evidence (e.g. a bank statement, letter on bank
stationary attesting to the availability of funds, etc.)
of the ability to fund the cost of attending Bellarmine
University for one academic year. If funds are provided
by another person on behalf of the student, an
affidavit must accompany the financial information.
Proof of Passport. Scan of passport ID page must show
validity for 6 months post completion of the program.
Bellarmine University admits qualified students of any age, sex, sexual
orientation, race, color, religion, or national and ethnic origin to
all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded
or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate
on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, disability, color,
religion, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational
policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs,
and athletic and other school administered programs. Bellarmine
University is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity employer.
Priority Application Deadlines
Priority application dates are August 1 for a fall
semester start, December 5 for the spring semester
start and May 1 from the summer semester start.
Applications submitted after these dates may still be
considered on a space available basis.