P3 FAQ's


1. Who should apply to P3?

These programs are designed to support prospective applicants from underrepresented backgrounds interested in pursuing a Ph.D.

2. What type of academic disciplines are available at Princeton?

We encourage applicants from all academic disciplines to apply for the P3 program. However, please be aware that Princeton does not offer an M.B.A., M.D, or J.D.

3. Do I need to submit an official transcript?

No, an unofficial transcript is sufficient.

4. If selected, can I attend on a different date?

No special arrangements will be made for participants to attend on a date outside of the designated P3 program dates. Participation in the full length of the program is expected.

5. When will applicants be notified of their status?

Applicants will be notified between  Aug. 1 – 15th

6. How many slots are available for in-person or online versions of the program?

To be determined.

7. If selected, may I bring a partner or significant other with me?

Unfortunately, due to space limitations, guests of P3 admits are not permitted. 

8. Are international students eligible for the P3 program?

Unfortunately, we will not be able to sponsor applicants traveling from outside of the  U.S. for the P3 program.

9. When will we find out if the program has changed from on campus to virtual?

Due to the ongoing developments in our nation, this is yet to be determined. We will alert applicants as soon as possible regarding any change to the program due to Covid-19.

10. Who can I contact if I have any questions or concerns about the program or my application? 

Please email us at P3@princeton.edu. Your inquiry will be addressed promptly.