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ACE Interns and Ambassadors Application

Thanks for your interest in becoming an ACE Ambassador or ACE Intern!

After reviewing the Application Instructions, download the Program Upload Document, and click on Begin Your Application. Once you create a username and password, submit all required information electronically.

The application deadline is March 30, 2021.


 The application consists of three parts:

Part 1: Online Application

    1. Biographical & Educational Info
    2. Program Upload
    3. Updated Resume
    4. Photo

*Please note that ACE Ambassador & Internship applicants DO NOT need to take the GRE. Accepted applicants will not need to take the test until February 2021. In lieu of the GRE, applicants MUST submit SAT and/or ACT scores. These scores can be uploaded as a PDF under the ‘Uploads’ section of the application. SAT and/or ACT scores do not need to be officially sent to the University of Notre Dame.

Part 2: Unofficial Transcript
Please upload your unofficial transcript to your ACE Application.

Part 3: Four reference letters

    1. You will need to obtain references from 2 professors, 1 peer, and 1 rector, residence hall director, campus minister, or service project leader who can attest to your success in living and working in a community atmosphere.
    2. References include the following:
      1. An evaluation of the five dispositions successful ACE Teachers possess (Zeal, Coachability, Persistence, Servant Leadership, & Hunger for Spiritual Growth)
      2. A letter of reference
    3. You will be asked to provide the name and contact information of each reference in the online application. An electronic request will automatically be sent to each reference so that he or she might submit all materials online. If a reference lacks email capability, the application will direct you on how to submit the materials by mail.


Application Announcements

Fee Waiver

- Under the “Additional Questions” section of the application, when asked if you will be paying your application fee with a waiver click “Yes.” When prompted, enter the code “ACE43.”

Application Timeline

  • February 9 - Application available
  • March 30 - Application deadline
  • Early April ­- Interviews
  • Late April - Decision notifications
  • May 4 - Ambassador Meet n' Greet
  • May 6 - Intern Meet n' Greet