Are You Ready to Compete for a Fellowship?

Consider the following self-statements.  If most of these describe you, please contact the Fellowships Office to schedule an intake apppointment and explore what fellowship opportunities might be a good fit for you.
  • I want to go on for a (or the next) graduate degree (for example, a PhD, MFA, MPH) or into public service
  • I have a GPA of 3.5 or above (or close, in at least the past several semesters) 
  • I have a vision of how I want to contribute to the betterment of society, or to expanding knowledge or creative expression in my field, and I have been acting on that vision in my academic, artistic and/or career choices 
  • I have been actively engaged with my community as a volunteer, leader, researcher or artist 
  • I have strong relationships with my faculty and know them well; they have expressed an interest in recommending me for graduate school or other opportunities 
  • I am a hard worker and able to handle the additional load of significant writing and/or research as part of applying for a fellowship 
  • I view receiving support to prepare a nationally competitive fellowship application as an opportunity to enhance my own qualifications for further opportunities.