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Starting in 2023, CAST will have one application cycle per year for new applications to be submitted. Applications are required for any new programs.

Effective March 2023, the yearly cycle to submit a new application will be January 1 – February 28th.

Click here to request access to the application. Once CAST receives a request, the application will be available via SM Apply.

Application fees must be electronic and can be paid online within the application. Although the payment gateway used is PayPal, it is not necessary to have a PayPal account to submit payment. There is a guest check out option. To pay via ACH, contact,