The letter of recommendation/support must be signed by the Endorser (head of department, dean, or vice chancellor at the applicant’s home institution)and on departmental letterhead. The letter must include the following:
- Comment on the candidate’s strengths and merits.
- Explain how this candidate’s Michigan residency contributes to the central needs of the university.
- Affirm the home university will continue the scholar’s pay while they are at the University of Michigan.
The deadline for the UMAPS Program application is Thursday, October 15.