Questions about the Curriculum

What is the curriculum at the HERS Institute comprised of?

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General HERS Institute Application Questions

I don’t know my login information. What do I do?

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Why is the application not working or running properly?

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I don’t know which HERS Institute location to attend. How do I decide and what is the difference between them?

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What if I can only attend one of the Institute locations, do I still have to pick my 2nd choice?

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Should I put my work address or my home address on the application?

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How is an HBCU, Tribal College or Community College defined?

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I don’t have time to complete the application all at once, can I save and return back to my application?

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How do I know if I am a good candidate for the HERS Institute?

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I am unable to submit my application even though I have answered all the questions. What do I do?

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Questions about Recommendations

How many recommendations do I have to acquire to complete my application? Who do I need to obtain recommendations from?

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What if my supervisor is the president of the university? Do I have to get another senior officer to complete a recommendation for me?

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What do recommenders have to complete in order to submit a finalized recommendation for a HERS Institute applicant?

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Do I have to have my two recommendations completed by the application due date in order for my application to be considered complete?

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How do I provide the recommendation link to my recommenders wherein they can upload their letter of recommendation as well as answer the mandatory questions?

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Can my recommenders skip answering the two questions about me and just submit a letter of recommendation to complete their recommendation?

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Do I need to provide any contact information for my recommenders?

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My recommender is having trouble submitting their recommendation, why?

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Questions about Uploading Files

What items do I need to upload as part of my application?

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What format do the uploaded files have to be in?

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Questions about the Leadership Project

What is the Leadership Project?

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My Leadership Project idea is not far along in development. Will that hurt my chances of my HERS Institute acceptance?

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Do you have any examples of Leadership Projects that other participants have done in the past?

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My Leadership Project is different from the examples, is that okay?

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Inclusive Excellence & Other Discounted Tuition Rates

What is the Inclusive Excellence Tuition Rate?

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Who qualifies for the Inclusive Excellence Tuition Rate?

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Questions about Timeframes

There isn’t enough room in the timeframe box to type in my complete response to these questions. What should I do to make sure the information is properly inputted?

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