Applicants should be current post-candidacy doctoral students at Northwestern University. We will not accept applications from students attending other universities.
The deadline for complete applications for the Summer 2014 program is April 30, 2014. By April 1, 2014, you must have logged into our application system (see link below) to provide your basic personal information and the name of the PI/advisor who will provide a recommendation for you for the program. Either at that time or by the deadline of April 30, you will need to upload your current cv in pdf format and answer the following two essay questions:
- What do you hope to get out of the program? (200 word max)
- How does the program relate to your career goals? (200 word max)
Applications will be assessed on the following weighted criteria:
Quality of scholar/academic achievements (40%)
Extracurricular/community involvement (5%)
Clarity & quality of writing (10%)
Strength of recommendation letter (20%)
Fit for the KSM Program(25%)
Your PI/advisor will be sent an email with a link for purposes of uploading the recommendation. Admission decisions will be made by May 19, 2014.