Hoover Institution Summer Policy Boot Camp Application

 
Program Dates: AUGUST 16, 2020 - august 22, 2020

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 2020 (i.e., current sophomores, juniors or seniors)

  • Completed at least two years of a three-year undergraduate degree by summer 2020 (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 Early Bird application deadline is January 22, 2020 (no application fee)
The Final application deadline is March 16, 2020 for all applicants ($100 application fee from January 23 - March 16, 2020).

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.

To submit your letters of reference, please provide this link to your recommenders: http://hvr.co/HiSPBC-LOR. The submission deadline for the the letters of reference is the same as the application deadline.

The application fee is non-refundable, and must be received by the March 15, 2020 deadline.
Program fees, food and lodging will be free to accepted applicants.

Applicants will be notified of acceptance by April 15, 2020.

Personal Information
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 or Choose File" button to find and select your file. Once chosen, please click the "Upload" button or "Open" 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 attachment 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 or Choose File" button to find and select your file. Once chosen, please click the "Upload" button or "Open" to attach it to your application. Please upload in .pdf format. If you are unable to use the upload option below, please email your attachment 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 use a 'TOEFL score dated within the past 24 months' to 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.
Letters of Recommendation 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.
It is your responsibility to make sure your recommendations are submitted by the application deadline of January 22, 2020 for early bird registration or March 16, 2020 for standard registration. You are responsible for communicating this deadline to your recommenders.
Recommender #1
Recommender #2
Survey Questions
(example: government, political organization, think tank internship, etc.)
Billing Information
If applying after January 20, 2020, the standard application fee is $100 and must be received by March 16, 2020. 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 DEADLINES

  • January 22, 2020 (deadline for early bird applications – no fee)
  • March 16, 2020 (deadline for all applications)
  • April 15, 2020 (applicant notification of acceptance)
  • April 29, 2020  (commitment and housing deadline)

Letter of Recommedation Submission