Recommender Information

For Recommenders

  • Letters of recommendation are due before 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on November 18, 2021.
  • A completed AEF Program application requires letters of recommendation from three individuals familiar with the applicant’s professional and education background and their experience, aptitude, or promise relevant to the AEF Program.
  • Applicants are responsible for sending the recommendation request to their recommenders using the online application system. Each recommender will receive an email from the online system that contains instructions on how to access and complete the online recommendation.
  • All letters of recommendation must be submitted through the online form. Applicants will receive a confirmation email when a letter has been submitted, but will not be able to view the contents of the letter. 
  • Applicants are encouraged to make the requests for recommendations as soon as possible. Also, it is the applicant’s responsibility to remind recommenders that they must submit their recommendation letter using the online system before the application deadline.