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Applications will soon be available for PPLC 2016. You may submit your application form, personal statement, resume, and application recommendation through the online application system. You may also upload a scanned copy of your transcript, or have a copy mailed directly to the Harvard Kennedy School using the mailing address listed here.
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 2015 application deadline will be posted soon.
Applicants will be notified via email in January 2016.
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.
No, there is no PPLC application fee.
Harvard Kennedy School's Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion schedules and covers the cost for travel arrangements for all participants from their home universities (in the U.S.) to HKS.
Participants arrive on Thursday, February 18, and depart on Sunday morning, February 21, 2016.