How to Apply
Cumulus membership inquiries and applications may be submitted on a rolling basis. The application is processed for review as part of one annual intake at the end of each calendar year. The next deadline is 15 January 2021. There is no fee to apply.
Full Membership Process
- Request a membership application form by emailing our Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This form is digital and must be submitted online.
The form includes a set of comprehensive questions pertaining to your institutional mission, the nature of your educational offerings, data about your international exchange programs, and an overview of your operational and financial information.
- Fill out the endorsement letter FM_Endorsement digitally.
The letter must be submitted with original signature (s) on your official institutional stationary in PDF form as part of your application.
- Obtain at least 2 recommendation letters from current Cumulus full members in 2 different countries to support your application (only one letter may come from your country).
The letters should follow this template Recommendation-template.pdf and be signed and submitted in PDF form on institutional stationary.
- The letter of endorsement and the 2 letters of recommendation must be submitted to email@example.com.
Please address any questions about membership categories and/or application process to Cumulus at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the application guide here Call for Cumulus Membership 2020
Membership waved for Institutions classified as low-Income by World Bank
If your institution falls within the World Bank Bracket, please consider applying under a waved (free membership category for initial two years). More information here