Sample Application Materials
Sample candidate materials are available for use in on-campus competitions, to develop applications for submission to the Foundation or as advising materials. Please keep in mind that all materials must be submitted on-line.
The questions in these forms are identical to the questions in the on-line application. However, these forms are substantially different in terms of both layout and space provided for responses.
Please note that sample forms do not include character count. All character limits include spaces. Character count are as follows:
- Summer Institute Question: 900 characters'
- Q1: Six Institutions
Lists of Activities
- Q2: College: Eight Activities; High School: Four Activities
- Q3: Six Activities
- Q4: Six Activities
- Q5: Six Activities
- Q6: Six Activities
- Q7: 2000 Characters
- Q8: 1700 Characters
- Q9: 1500 Characters
- Q10: 3 items, 250 Characters per item
- Q11: 1700 Characters
- Q12: 1500 Characters
- Q13: 1500 Characters
- Q14: 2000 Characters
- Policy Proposal: 500 Words Total, 2000/2000/2000 Characters per section requested. We are not strict about the 500 word limit, but the essay should not greatly exceed 500 words even if it is still within the character count.
References Upon Request
Find out what we look for in letters of recommendation along with suggestions of how to get the most helpful letters