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Application process

We start a new programme every other year. Those interested need to apply and enter a discernment process which is explained below.

Application procedure

We invite those interested in Arrow to enter a discernment process, which includes an application procedure and references. Once applications are received, they are considered by a panel that meets to finalise the discernment process. Applicants are informed of their decision within a week of that date.

The process is thorough and the form detailed. Don't be put off by it, and don't leave it until the last minute! Rushed applications rarely serve the applicant well. You'll need to make time to complete it over several days.

Throughout the process we pray for those who apply.

Video: If you're wondering about doing Arrow


To apply you will need

The application form, and an information leaflet and reference form for each of your three referees.

Forms for the next programme are available to download from below.


Arrow application forms


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