International Forms & Information
Want to learn more about Manitowoc Lutheran High School International Program and Apply?
MLHS School Overview 
Learn about the International Program at Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Requirements for the Program
Learn about the Manitowoc Lutheran High School requirements for the International Program
International Student Application Procedure & Timetable
For the best opportunity for enrollment it is recommnded that an application is submitted early. The standard application deadline is March 1st, with a decision made by March 15th. Applications submitted after March 15th will be reviewed on a space-available basis.
Step 1: Application, Required Documents and $200 USD application fee
  • International Student Application
  • English Teacher Recommendation (ONLINE Form) or (for pdf version click here) 
  • Principal or Headmaster Recommendation (ONLINE FORM) or (for pdf version click here)
  • Release for transcripts & School Records
  • Transcripts (from all previous schools)-Official transcripts will be sent with the application form from any schools attended duirng grades 6-12 whre applicable. We request one copy in your home language, as well as a copy in English. Transcripts should have the official stamp and be signed by a school official.
  • English Test Scores (TOEFL Junior, TOEFL, iTEP, IELTS, SLEP, ELTiS, SSAT)
  • Copy of current passport
  • Proof of ability to pay (bank statement)
  • Photo of you with family and friends
  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • Flywire - Wire transfer/payment of $200 USD application fee
Step 2: SKYPE Interview
Manitowoc Lutheran High School's International Program Director will have a SKYPE interview with the applying student.
Step 3: Application Review
The Manitowoc Lutheran High School admissions committee reviews the application, and if accepted, will send an acceptance letter via email. Upon receiving the email, the student/parents will send the non-refundable $1,500 USD enrollment deposit to reserve a place for the student in the high school's enrollment.
Step 4: Mailing from Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Upon receiving the $1,500 USD enrollment deposit, Manitowoc Lutheran will send the following:
  • the original hard copy of the acceptance letter
  • the Form I-20 from Manitowoc Lutheran High School
  • the application fee receipt
  • the "Accepted Students Procedure & Timetable" information sheet
Step 5: Visa Application: The documents needed at the Embassy
  • the passport
  • the acceptance letter
  • the Form I-20 from Manitowoc Lutheran High School
  • the receipts for any payments made
  • proof of payment in ($) USD of the SEVIS I-901 fee
  • proof of parents' financial responsibility, such as certificate of deposit in ($) USD
  • proof of connections to home country after schooling is finished
* When visa is granted, please inform Manitowoc Lutheran High School immediately by email at Also inform Manitowoc Lutheran of flight and arrival arrangements when they are made.

**All fees and deposits are paid using Flywire at:

*** All new international students are required to arrive at Manitowoc Lutheran High School by the second week in August. Orientation for new students will begin five days prior to the start of the school year. All students are asked to fly into the Milwaukee (MKE) or Green Bay (GRB) airports. If the students cannot fly into these airports, the students will be charged an additional transportation fee to be picked-up from a different airport.

**** The payment deadline for remaining tuition and fees is July 1 st . In the event the student visa is denied, any tuition already paid will be refunded. The application fee and enrollment deposit are non-refundable. (Exception: enrollment deposit will be refunded with proper evidence showing proof of visa denial.)

***** Students who enroll in Manitowoc Lutheran High School are committed to attending school here for a minimum of one academic year. Students who withdraw or transfer before this time will not be granted any refund of their tuition and fees. If a student is asked by the administration to withdraw from Manitowoc Lutheran High School, all tuition and fees for the current semester are non-refundable, and all housing fees for the entire year are non-refundable.

You have been accepted!
Please look at the documents and fill out the agreements below. Thank you.

International Student Guidelines Agreement
Read over this agreement and if you agree with everything that is stated please sign and date.
International Student Housing Agreement
Read over this agreement about your housing and if you agree with everything, please sign and date.
Personal Items and Dress Code
We are almost done...find answers to questions you may have here and also read the accepted dress code.
Medical Authorization for Treatment 
This form allows the host family to seek medical attention if it is ever needed.

Authorization for Release of Information
This form allows you to share grades and school records with family relatives and agencies. 
“to proclaim to those who live on the earth-to every nation, tribe, language and people." ~ Revelation 14:6