To be considered for admission to the Public Policy Research Scholars program, students must submit the following materials:
1) The PPRS application
2) An unofficial Penn transcript
3) A current, one-page resume
4) One academic letter of recommendation. Must be from a Penn course. Letters from standing Penn faculty, teaching assistants, PhD or adjunct instructors, and visiting professors are all equally acceptable. The letter of recommendation should be emailed directly to Andrew Coopersmith, Managing Director of the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative, at email@example.com.
Applications will be reviewed in two rounds: an early decision round, and a regular decision round.
Students who want to be considered for early decision must submit their application materials by 11:59 PM on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Students applying in the early round will receive a decision by Thursday, June 15.
Remaining seats will be filled through the regular decision round. The regular decision application deadline is 11:59 PM on Thursday, July 6, 2017; students will receive a decision by Thursday, July 20.
If you are having difficulties accessing the application on this page, the same application is available here.