Office of the Vice Provost for Research

Penn and CHOP Application Deadline: November 3

If you have any questions regarding the Penn fellowship please contact Josie Rook, Executive Director, Office of the Vice Provost for Research.

If you have any questions regarding the CHOP fellowship please contact Paulette McRae, PhD, Academic Programs Officer, CHOP Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Reference Letter Submission for

Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity
at The University of Pennsylvania and
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

This form must be completed in one session. Once you submit this form, you will be unable edit the information you have provided. Be sure to have all the requested information available as you fill it out.

1. Referrer Information
2. Applicant Information

for whom reference letter is being submitted.

3. Reference Letter Upload

Document Requirements:

  • Specify in first line of body of letter the applicant’s name (i.e. for whom the letter is being written and submitted)
  • PDF on letterhead stationery, size 12 font and no longer than 2 pages
  • Address to:
    Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity
    University of Pennsylvania
    Review Panel
  • Letter should:
    • Address how you know the applicant;
    • Comment on the applicant’s qualifications for postdoctoral research;
    • Comment on the applicant’sstrengths and weaknesses;
    • Evaluate applicant’s performance in relation to other fellows you have known;
    • Include any information you feel is important to support the candidate’s application
    • Include esignature, if possible
    • Provide letter writer’s contact information

4. Certification

I certify that the person submitting this reference letter is the same as the signer of the attached letter.

* These fields are required

Once the letter has been uploaded successfully you will receive an email confirmation.