Before you start, here is an overview of what to expect in this application.
1. Contact Information
2. Demographic Information
3. Short Essay
4. Letter of Recommendation
Short Essay prompts
Prompt 1: FOR ALUMNI OF THE ACLU SUMMER ADVOCACY INSTITUTE ONLY: How did your experiences at the ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute affect you? (Please include examples of civil rights and civil liberties advocacy projects you’ve been involved in since attending the Institute.) And, what do you hope to get out of the ACLU’s Advanced Advocacy Program for college students?
Prompt 2: OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS: How do you plan to apply your civil liberties knowledge and advocacy skills to make a difference in your community or in your future career? (Please feel free to share your ideal type of work and issues you would like to pursue after college.)
Tip: Compose your response in a separate document, then copy and paste it in the space provided. Save the document for your records.
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- Letter of Recommendation: Your portion of the application will be complete once you click "Submit." You will then receive a confirmation email with a Student Application Number. Please email this recommendation form link and your Application Number to ask for a recommendation from a high school teacher, school counselor, or other adult who is familiar with your personal and/or academic interests and abilities. We will accept recommendation forms one week past your application deadline
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