One of the cornerstones of this sort of application are letters from experts in the field that clearly describe the employee's standing in the field, the employee's contributions to the field and their significance. These letters can also help to establish:
- standing in the field
- significance of contributions
- that the individual meets any of the eligibility criteria described above.
- Academic institutions
- Government institution
- Business community
- Professional Associations
International Student and Scholar Services will formally write to these individual to request the letter and provide guidance on the criteria for the letter and make suggestions regarding wording and tenor of the letter and providing specific instruction on where the letter should be sent.