Identify the research area(s) you plan to investigate during your graduate studies, the issues and problems you wish to address, and how HST MEMP MIT program supports your research interests.

Explain how your background has prepared you for this graduate program. Identify the research area(s) you plan to investigate during your graduate studies, the issues and problems you wish to address, and how HST MEMP MIT program supports your research interests. State your long-term professional goals and specify the unique aspects of the HST program that will help you to accomplish those goals. Prepare your Statement of Objectives in whatever format clearly presents your views. If applicable, describe any specific academic or research challenges you have overcome. The Admissions Committee will welcome any factors you wish to bring to its attention concerning your academic, research, and work experiences to date.