Archive forJuly, 2009

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 […]

Fall is the big fellowship application season. It’ll start with the British scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell), then the Fulbright and the Watson, then a few more for the UK–St. Andrews, the Churchill, and the Gates-Cambridge–and then the NSF.  And that’s all before Halloween. These fellowships offer great opportunities for post-graduate educational funding and a few […]