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Wellspring Online Application

What is Wellspring?

Wellspring is a unique opportunity for first-year students who are interested in engaging with their community, both on and off campus.

In this intentional learning program, students benefit from unique community-building programming and gain academic credit for weekly volunteer work and reflection.

Applications for the fall semester are due by August 1st. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by mid-August. Questions? Email: 1C1C@millsaps.edu.

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Student Information


* First: Middle:

* Last:



Address and Contact Information:

* Street address:

City: State: * Zip:

* Home phone: Cell phone:

* Email address:

Roommate request:


Please respond thoughtfully to the following questions in the space provided below:

1.) * Why do you want to be a part of Wellspring?

2.) * After reading about the ideal Wellspringer, which traits resonate most with you?

3.) * After reading about the ideal Wellspringer, where do you see the most potential for growth?

4.) If selected to join the program, you will be expected to adhere to these specific guidelines and requirements that may differ from other Millsaps students:

  • You will take the 1-credit-hour class Introduction to Community Engagement in addition to the rest of your course load (there is no overload fee for this course).
  • This course will consist of a weekly two-hour volunteer commitment, a bi-weekly discussion group, and bi-weekly reflection journals. Your volunteer placement will be determined by the 1 Campus 1 Community Fellows, based on your interests and class schedules, with your input.
  • You will attend monthly Wellspring community-building activities that range from movie parties and game nights to participating in a community construction project.

Do you have questions about these expectations?

* REQUIRED: Check this box to digitally sign your Wellspring application:

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If you have not received an email confirming that your application has been received within two weeks of submission, please notify us at 1C1C@millsaps.edu.