Letters of Reference

Letters of reference should be addressed to “Admission Committee.”

Applications for 2021 will be accepted Dec. 1, 2020 through Feb. 1, 2020. No letters of reference may be submitted before Dec. 1, 2020.

Submit letters of reference


Online: Submit letters with your other materials using the online application (link inactive until 12/1/2020)

Email: as a PDF document attachment and to lhi@umn.edu

Letter writers

Online: click to go to online letter submission form (link inactive until 12/1/2020)

Email: lhi@umn.edu

2231 6th St SE
4-165 CCRB
Minneapolis MN 55455

Frequently Asked Questions

May I send letters of reference already used for other purposes, such as med school admission?

Yes, but keep in mind that these letters should contain pertinent information specific to the LHI Summer Research Scholars Program.

If I am currently an undergraduate, may my letters of reference be from my high school teachers?

No, letters of reference from current teachers are required.