Trailing Student

Application Requirements

  • Completed application (pdf)
  • Copy of your current passport, name page only (if you are an international student)
  • Statement of academic purpose
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Current transcript
  • Statement by applicant's home institution adviser/sponsoring Princeton faculty member confirming enrollment, detailing research project, duration of stay, support and department account number to charge (if any), and co-signed by the department chair

Completed applications need to be sent at least three months in advance of your intended start date to Graduate Admission. Please email your application to

If your application is not submitted allowing three months processing time or if your application is incomplete your start date may be delayed. If any items are missing you will be notified. Completed applications will be processed and sent for approval. Upon approval you will be emailed your offer of admission.