A complete application includes the following components:

  1. Application Form
  2. Cover Sheet (Located in Application Procedure Packet)
  3. A 1000 words essay
  4. A ten-week timeline
  5. List of all procedures and documentation required to conduct research in foreign country including customs regulations, travel documentation, etc. (for students conducting research abroad)
  6. Résumé (no more than 2 pages)
  7. Transcript (may be unofficial)
  8. One letter of support 

How to submit your application:

  • Copy and paste the aforementioned components into one Word or pdf document.
  • Include your name as the title of your attachment (Charles Dickens – Raines Application)
  • Email your application to

Applications that do not adhere to these guidelines will not be reviewed.