PEI-STEP Fellowship Program Admission
Princeton graduate students in their first, second or third year are eligible to apply particularly those in science and engineering departments.
- February 1, 2013: 2012 PEI-STEP Application Forms available online.
- April 12, 2013: Application deadline.
- Late April 2013: Selection of 2013 PEI-STEP Fellows announced.
To apply, PEI-STEP Fellow candidates are required to submit a completed application and develop a policy proposal (< 2 pages) in cooperation with their thesis adviser and a proposed STEP adviser at the end of the first or second year. Completed recommendation forms from the proposed STEP adviser and thesis adviser are required.
Humanities and social sciences students who are interested in this program should consult with the STEP Director prior to completing an application.
Students are expected to include a current copy of their CV and graduate transcript in their application along with a 1-page description of their central thesis research.
Selection into the PEI-STEP program is determined by a competitive process held each spring. Criteria for selection include a strong academic record, a well-thought-out research plan and engagement of the thesis adviser in the research plan. Funding must be used and coursework completed within five years of the award.