College/School Eligibility:

  • Arts and Sciences

Class Year Eligibility:

  • N/A

Open to:

  • Non-Cornell Students

In lieu of a personal statement, the application site will ask you to answer a set of questions.

You will also be asked to submit contact information for two letter writers and transcripts as supporting materials.

  • Files must be pdfs no bigger than 5 MB.
    • Optimizing a pdf will reduce its size!
  • Please name your files as follows
    • YourLastName_YourFirstInitial_TypeOfFile (Transcript/Resume/AnotherTypeOfDoc)
    • To prevent mix-ups, if for any reason you submit more than one of any kind of document, please identify them with a version number or a date after the type of document. This applies to documents that are updates to the ones you first submitted. 
  • The application website will generate an e-mail requesting your letter-writers to upload their letters once you enter their information.
    • Double check email addresses for typos!
    • Please ask your reference writers to name their files
      • TheirLastName_YourLastName_YourFirstInitial_Recommendation
    • Be sure to confirm that your letter writers have sent theirs a week before the deadline!