Application Information

Who can apply?

We welcome applications from graduate students, postdocs, and junior (untenured) faculty.

What are the costs?

There is no application fee. If your application is accepted and you decide to attend, you will be responsible for your own travel to and from Hanover, NH. We will take care of everything else, including lodging and meals.

Application Procedure

Apply by e-mail to by April 15, 2017, 11.59pm EST.

Your application should consist of a single PDF file, which includes (1) a statement of intent (one page), describing how what you hope to learn or accomplish fits your academic goals, and (2) a current CV.

In addition, please arrange to have one letter of recommendation sent to the same address.

Important Dates

Saturday, April 15, 2017: applications due
Saturday, August 12: arrive Hanover
Sunday, August 13: first of summer school, welcome reception
Sunday, August 20: last day of summer school, closing reception
Monday, August 21: depart Hanover

Note for International Applicants

International applicants are welcome. However, please be aware that we cannot provide assistance with travel, including procedures for obtaining entry into the U.S. The appropriate visa category for this summer school is B-1 (visitor); this category is eligible to be waived under the Visa Waiver Program if you qualify. Remember to complete your ESTA travel authorization before traveling!