Instructions

Please read these directions carefully. If you have other questions, check our FAQs page before contacting Hertog staff. You will be asked to fill out an online application form consisting of basic information and to upload PDF or Word files of the below required documents.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To complete your application, you will need to submit the following documents (PDF preferred, .doc also accepted) :

  • CV or résumé
  • Unofficial academic transcript from all colleges or universities that you have attended (required only for current undergraduates and recent graduates).
  • A headshot (.jpg preferred)

REFERENCES FOR RECOMMENDATION:

You will submit the name(s) and contact information for recommender(s) who will be willing to recommend you to our program upon request from Hertog Staff.

Submitting Your Application Form

A key part of your application is a form that captures information about you and your educational/professional background. (NOTE: You can save and return to this form as many times as you need to prior to the deadline.) In order to return to your application, you must click SAVE & RETURN. You will then be emailed a link that will remain effective for 30 days; use this link to resume your application. If you save & return you may be asked to upload your documents again. After you have completed your application and uploaded all the necessary documents, you must click SUBMIT.

In the course of your application, you will be asked to provide a statement of purpose. This statement should be about 200 words and will be submitted via text-box in the application. We recommend that you draft the statement separately and copy it into the appropriate text box. The statement should speak to your interest in the program and the questions you hope to pursue in the program.

Please note all applications that are fully submitted receive an email notification.

To ensure efficient notification, please make sure that emails from info@hertogfoundation.org are not being caught in your SPAM filter.

Uploading Required Documents

To complete your application, you will need to submit the following documents (PDF preferred, .doc also accepted) :

  • CV or résumé
  • Unofficial academic transcript from all colleges or universities that you have attended (required only for current undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students).
  • A headshot (.jpg preferred)

Please name these files using your last name and the type of document (e.g., Hegel_resume.pdf or Hegel_headshot.pdf).

Submitting References for Recommendation

As part of the application form, you will submit the name(s) and contact information for a professor or mentor who will be willing to recommend you upon request from Hertog staff.

Your reference should be someone familiar with your educational accomplishments (i.e., professor, academic advisor, etc.) or your public service activities or interests (i.e., ROTC cadre, work supervisor).