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Fulbright Webinars for Applicants

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Upcoming Fulbright Webinars *Newly added* *Thursday, July 30: Study/Research (including Arts) General Q&A* Tuesday, August 4: Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship, Introduction & Application Overview *Thursday, August 6: English Teaching Assistant General Q&A* Thursday, August 13: Polishing & Finalizing Your Application For a full list of upcoming webinars, please visit the Information Sessions section on the Fulbright website. Past webinars are […]

Rhodes Foundation Encourages 2nd BA as Option

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For students thinking about degree options through a Rhodes scholarship, the foundation continues to support second BA programs. This used to be a more common degree choice, and the foundation still feels it is an excellent choice, worthy of consideration. In choosing the second BA, students experience Oxford’s tutorial system–one of the institutions great strengths. […]

The personal essay: pitfalls and tips to get started

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This is the first of a few posts about writing the personal essay for your fellowship application.  These comments are most germane to the personal essay, as opposed to the project proposal or other more focused questions.  I’ll talk about those in a separate post.  These comments are geared toward those amorphous intellectual autobiography kinds […]

Letters of Recommendation

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Excellent letters of recommendation are critical for successful fellowship applications.  I can’t stress this enough; without strong letters, you will not win a fellowship or scholarship.  The readers of fellowship applications depend on these letters to give a fair evaluation of your achievement and your potential in the context of their professional experience.  I once […]

Affiliation Letters for Study/Research Fulbrights

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This is a frequent question from Fulbright applicants: what should a letter of affiliation say? Here are some guidelines: 1. Review the country-specific information about affiliations. A majority of Fulbrighters will affiliate with universities, although in some countries it is possible to affiliate with other types of organizations, such as research institutes or government ministries. […]

2015 Keasbey Information at Go/Keasbey

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For those who applied for British scholarship nomination in the spring and are interested in being nominated for the Keasbey Scholarship, information and materials for 2015 are now available at go/keasbey . Questions? Ask fellowships@middlebury.edu .

RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS NOW OPEN TO INDIAN AND CHINESE STUDENTS STUDYING IN THE US

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New changes for Indian and Chinese citizens studying in the US from the Rhodes foundation: From this application cycle, Indian and Chinese citizens studying in the US may apply for the Indian and Chinese Rhodes Scholarships, respectively. Rhodes Scholarship for India Citizens of India, who hold an Indian passport, or equivalent proof of citizenship, who […]