ADEA DHCAS Checklist
The following checklist will help you to complete the ADEA DHCAS application process.
1. Prepare to Apply
❑ Find participating programs and program information on the ADEA DHCAS Search Engine.
❑ Write a personal statement. (Use the ADEA DHCAS Search Engine to determine which programs require personal statements.)
❑ Update accomplishments and professional experiences on a resume.
❑ Ask professors and mentors to write an evaluation letter. (Use the ADEA DHCAS Search Engine to determine which programs require letters of reference.)
❑ Collect pertinent materials, such as coursework and testing information.
❑ Learn about the Fee Assistance Program to determine eligibility.
❑ Start the application (opens in September).
❑ Submit the online ADEA DHCAS application, which includes:
❑ Personal Information
❑ Academic History
❑ Supporting Information
❑ Program Materials
❑ Release Statement
❑ Designations (programs to which an applicant wishes to apply)
❑ Send in all required documents for the programs to which you are applying (check program information page for requirements of each program). Required documents may include:
❑ All college-level, official transcripts
❑ High school transcript
❑ Additional documents specific by the program(s) to which you are applying.
3. Complete all supplemental information
❑ Review the ADEA DHCAS Search Engine to determine what each program requires in addition to the ADEA DHCAS application.