Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp Application


Program Dates: AUGUST 20, 2017 - august 26, 2017

Only those who meet one of the following requirements should move forward with this application:

  • Completed at least two years of a four-year undergraduate degree by summer 2017 (i.e., current sophomores, juniors or seniors)

  • Completed at least two years of a three-year undergraduate degree by summer 2017 (some international applicants); or

  • Recent graduate from an undergraduate degree program (graduate students are eligible to apply).

 
COST/ TUITION

The boot camp is FREE to all accepted applicants. Program fees, food and lodging will be covered for participants accepted into the program. Travel expenses and other incidentals are not included.


how to apply

The final application deadline is March 1, 2017 for all applicants ($100 application fee).

Candidates should submit an essay explaining how this program fits into their professional or educational goals (1,000 words maximum), a CV, a completed application form, and two letters of reference. Proposals should be free of jargon and directed to a wide academic audience.

The application fee is non-refundable, and must be received by the appropriate application deadline.
Program fees, food and lodging will be free to accepted applicants.

Applicants will be notified of acceptance by April 2, 2017.

Personal Information
Contact Information
Emergency Contact
Letter of Intent (Essay Question)
The following short essay question offers the admissions committee a better understanding of your background and goals. Please limit your response to 1000 words in total.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
CV Upload
To upload your resume/CV, click the "Browse" button to find and select your file. Once chosen, please click the "Upload" button to attach it to your application. Please upload in .pdf, .doc or .docx format. If you are unable to use the upload option below, please email your attachement to hispbcadmin@stanford.edu.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Transcript Upload
Please upload a copy of your transcript from each college or university you have attended. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable, however please note that the HiSPBC admissions committee may also request official transcripts for review. To upload your transcript(s), click the "Browse" button to find and select your file. Once chosen, please click the "Upload" button to attach it to your application. Please upload in .pdf format. If you are unable to use the upload option below, please email your attachement to hispbcadmin@stanford.edu.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx xls xlsx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx xls xlsx.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx xls xlsx.
International Applicants - English Language Proficiency
Please select the manner in which you will demonstrate English language proficiency. If you wish to submit an IELTS score, please select 'TOEFL score dated within the past 24 months' as the manner in which you will demonstrate English language proficiency. List your test date where it asks for the TOEFL test date and list your overall IELTS band score where it asks for your total score.
Recommender Information
We require two recommendations for a complete application. If you are a current student, at least one recommendation must come from a professor or academic advisor. Complete the information below and then send an email to your recommenders with this link (http://hvr.co/HiSPBC-LOR) for them to submit their letters of recommendation. It is your responsibility to make sure your recommendations are submitted by the application deadline of March 1, 2017. You are responsible for communicating this deadline to your recommenders.
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Billing Information
The application fee is $100, is non-refundable, and must be received by March 1, 2017. Payment is made in the payment section of the application by credit/debit card (Visa or MasterCard only). Please enter your billing address.
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IMPORTANT LINKS

About the Program

Academic Experience

Student Life

hispbcadmin [at] stanford [dot] edu (subject: Summer%20Policy%20Boot%20Camp%202017) (Contact)

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

  • March 1, 2017 (deadline for all applicants)
  • April 2, 2017 (applicant notification of acceptance)
  • May 1, 2017 (commitment and housing deadline)

Letter of Recommedation Submission