Brotherhood Initiative

Apply to the Brotherhood Initiative

The BI welcomes applications from high school seniors who will be incoming first-year UW students in the upcoming fall. To learn more about the BI, watch our video about the BI student experience and attend one of our information sessions below.

Spring 2024 Prospective Student Information Sessions

  • iDub: Imagine Yourself at the UW – Saturday, March 30, 2024
  • YEOC Admit Dinner – Saturday, April 6, 2024
  • Admitted Student Day – Saturday, April 20, 2024
    • Husky Experience Fair: 10:30am – 3:30pm, HUB Ballroom
    • Information Session and Panel: 11:45am-12:30pm, HUB 334

“Joining the Brotherhood Initiative (BI) was one the most pivotal decisions I have made since moving into adulthood. The community the BI has produced has allowed me to truly develop into a much more diverse character that can better navigate life.”
–Jared Doran, Cohort 5 Scholar, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Applied Physics Major

Application Process

Applications for the Fall 2024 entering cohort open in late March. For full consideration, applicants must submit the online application below, and must be available for a phone or zoom interview.  The priority deadline for applications is May 3, 2024. Interviews will be held from late May to early June.

To learn more about the BI program components, visit our Program Overview and FAQ pages. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at

Last updated 3/25/2024