The application instructions say that I have to submit an online application and upload supplemental documentation to this application. What must be uploaded? What should be mailed or emailed?

The 2018-19 fellowship application must be completed online. This online application allows PiAf staff to efficiently organize and process applicants’ vital information and application materials.

REQUIRED UPLOADS:
–In order to submit the completed application form you are required to upload a current resume. Resumes should be uploaded in PDF format and should not exceed 2 pages. Please be sure to include your email address on your resume. (File size limit is 256KB.)
–In order to submit the completed application form you are required to upload a current color photo of you ALONE. (Photos should be in .JPEG format and file size limit is 256KB.)
–In order to submit the completed application form you are required to upload an UNOFFICIAL copy of your transcript(s). (Transcripts should be in .PDF format and file size limit is 256KB.)

OTHER REQUIRED MATERIALS:

–Your application will not be complete until you submit an official transcript from each undergraduate/graduate university you have attended. You must obtain an OFFICIAL transcript in a signed and sealed envelope from your registrar’s office and mail it to the Princeton in Africa office so that it is postmarked by Saturday, October 28, 2017. If your school has a system for submitting electronic copies of official transcripts you may have your registrar’s office email an OFFICIAL copy of your transcript to piafapp@princetoninafrica.org.
–Your application will not be complete until Princeton in Africa receives your letter of recommendation (LOR) from your recommender. Please have your recommender complete the The LOR form to submit your letter of recommendation. Ask him or her to name the file (your) “Lastname.Firstname.LOR”. This recommendation should be specific to your application for Princeton in Africa and the recommender’s name, title, organization, email, phone and address should be included in the letter. The maximum length is two pages and the file should be in .PDF or Word Doc format and must be written in English. (File size limit of 256 KB)
–There is also a required application fee of US $50.00. You can pay the fee either by check or by PayPal. If paying by check, please make the check payable to Princeton in Africa and include the applicant’s name in the subject line of the check. Mail your check (postmarked by Saturday, October 28, 2017) to: Princeton in Africa—Applications, Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544. If paying by PayPal, the PayPal payment link will be included in the instructions when completing the fellowship application; online payment should be submitted by 11:59PM EDT on Sunday, October 29th.

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