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Crossroads Summer Program

Apply here by June 17, 2017.


Please answer all questions. Only fully-completed applications will be reviewed by an interdisciplinary panel at Harvard and partner institutions. The decision of the panel will be final.

Submission material checklist

  • Application form
  • Resume
  • Academic transcript—official or unofficial document showing the student’s grades
  • A personal statement of 600 words or less describing why you are applying for this program—documents must be double-spaced, using 12-pt font size.
  • Two letters of recommendation sent directly by the recommender to
    • In their email to SAI, recommenders should put “SAI Crossroads Summer Program” and the applicant’s name in the subject line.
    • Letters should offer insight into the student’s academic achievements and their ability to take on challenges.
    • Letters must be in English.
  • Contact information for the two recommenders


Key Dates:

Application deadline—June 17, 2017
Skype interviews with finalists—June 17-28, 2017
Notice of acceptance to candidates—June 30, 2017
Program dates—August 11-15, 2017