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CPE Application Checklist

Do you have everything together? Below is a checklist to help you make sure you submit all necessary items to us. Please remember that we will not review your application until it is complete.

  • Completed application form, including the following information requested on the application form (if you need more details, the numbers coordinate with the CPE instructions on the application form)
    • Life History
    • Religious Life Development
    • Work History
    • Helping Incident
    • Impression of CPE and Educational Goal
    • Documentation for immigration if you are an international student
  • Students with previous CPE should also include self and supervisory final evaluations from previous units and your personal and professional goals
  • $75.00 check made out to the 'BWH Chaplaincy Fund'
  • 3 reference letters (these letters can either come in sealed envelopes with the application or can be mailed from the individuals providing your references). References should be one academic or professional, one denominational, and one personal.


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