Admission Requirements

GV School of Missions is dedicated to building effective leaders to reach the masses and to providing training to identify and implement each participant’s God-given gifts in an environment of excellence. Therefore, GVSM has a basic admission standard: students must be at least 18 years old, have had a born-again experience, and feel a call to ministry and missions. 

GVSM accepts applications year-round. The next year begins in September and concludes in April. Exact dates will be given to you upon acceptance.

General Application Requirements:

  • Application for admission
  • 1-page essay with application
  • A recent photograph of the applicant
  • 3 References
  • Application fee of $50.00

Specific Requirements for Applicant:

  • Must complete an application and interview process
  • Must go on a GV trip upon completing the program
  • Must have High School diploma or have a GED
  • Must own laptop computer, preferably an Apple Macbook Air or Macbook Pro
  • Must have basic computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Acceptance Notification

Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by letter. The application process takes approximately 3-4 weeks after all application materials have been received. Contacting references may result in a longer wait time.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

GV School of Missions (GVSM) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, or disability in any of its policies, procedures or practices. GVSM non-discrimination policies comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (pertaining to race, color and national origin), Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (pertaining to sex), Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (pertaining to veterans), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (pertaining to age).

GVSM ensures that no qualified individual with a disability will be denied reasonable accommodation in modification of policies, practices and procedures. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis and to the extent required by law. Should a reasonable accommodation appear to pose an undue hardship to GVSM, the GVSM faculty and the Global Ventures staff shall make a determination of undue hardship.


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