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The application cycle is now closed for the February 2014 Conference.
The online application allows you to submit your application form, personal statement, resume, and application recommendation online. You may also upload a scanned copy of your transcript, or have a copy mailed directly to the Harvard Kennedy School. Please refer to our mailing address on the Contact page.
U.S. citizens and permanent residents in their first or second year of undergraduate studies. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and an interest in public service.
The deadline for the PPLC conference was November 15, 2013.
Applicants will be notified via email in January 2014.
A completed application includes an application form, resume, essay, recommendation, and transcript.
The personal statement essay should be no longer than 500 words, typed and double-spaced.
Your letter of recommendation should come from a faculty member or administrator at your college. Only first year students may instead request a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher.
There is no application fee for the PPLC conference.
The Harvard Kennedy School Office of Admissions schedules and pays for travel arrangements for all participants from their home universities (in the U.S.) to the Harvard Kennedy School.
Participants arrive on Thursday, February 20, and depart on Sunday morning, February 23, 2014.