To download the application for the Ampersand Society, please click on the link below.

We will open applications for first-year Baylor students following the Celebration of First-Year Excellence, an event held this year on Thursday, 28 January 2016.

We will hold an interest meeting about Ampersand Society on Thursday, 11 February at 6:30pm in Morrison Hall 102. At this meeting, we will explain the vision and purpose of the society, our selection criteria, and how Ampersand relates to both the College and SPARK.

Applications are due on Monday, 15 February 2016 by midnight.


Our criteria are as follows. An applicant should

  • Be a first-year, full-time student at Baylor;

  • Have earned at least a 3.7 grade point average Fall 2015;

  • Be a declared major in the College of Arts & Sciences;

  • Submit a completed application as an attachment (Word or PDF) via email to Dr. Kirsten Escobar at Questions may be directed to Dr. Escobar as well.