Thank you for your partnership in serving as a reference for a Palmer Theological Seminary candidate! We appreciate the time you are taking to fill out this form. Please note: Submission of an electronic recommendation by someone other than the reference listed below will result in immediate denial for admission.

The Family Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 provides that certain educational records may be open to students at their requrest. The act also provides that in the case of recommendations, the institution may request, but not require, the student to waive his/her rights to read confidential recommendations. The student waives their right to read the recommendation on this form if submitted electronically on their behalf.

Student Information (fill out on behalf of student you are recommending)

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Recommender Information
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Declaration: I attest this is my best assessment of the applicant as I know him or her.


Doctor of Ministry Candidates: An additional written Letter of Recommendation is required for Doctor of Ministry candidates. Please upload your letter of recommendation or paste it in the text box below.

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You are legally / officially signing this Recommendation by clicking the 'Submit' button below.  Also, once you click 'Submit', you will no longer have an opportunity to change or amend this recommendation.