For those applying for a British Scholarship (Churchill, Gates-Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, Keasbey) in the fall, read on for notes to help you structure your work on applications. I am around for much of the summer, but will be traveling too—so my ability to respond to you may be faster or slower depending on when you […]

Join me on those dates to learn more about fellowships for rising seniors and young alumni! Here’s the schedule: Overview of Fall Fellowships (British, Watson, Fulbright), Thursday, February 26, 6:30-7:30 pm in Hillcrest 103 Preparing a Nomination Application for the British Scholarships: Thursday, March 5, 6:30-7:30 pm in Hillcrest 103 Preparing Proposals for the Fulbright and Watson: Thursday, Thursday, March 12, […]

Here are your instructions: Submit the following as a SINGLE pdf to fellowships@middlebury.edu: A good working draft of the relevant application (Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes)–you can save or print to pdf. Note: NO LETTERS OF REFERENCE AT THIS POINT. However, we do need to know who you intend to ask for letters. If entering that […]

Back from a quick visit to the UK. I visited multiple schools (9?) in one week and will profiles those I saw in additional posts. The most important take-away for those considering graduate study in the UK is to do your research about the university and the program. There are many excellent opportunities available for students […]

For those thinking about applying for a British Scholarship (Churchill, Gates-Cambridge, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes) in the fall, here are some notes and suggestions to get you started: If you haven’t yet sent me a preliminary application, we should talk! I am around for much of the summer, but will be traveling too—so my ability to […]

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship: An Information Session Join us for a Webinar on November 11, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/237301931 The Gates Cambridge Scholarship is a postgraduate program that brings talented students from outside the United Kingdom to the University of Cambridge. The Gates […]

As much as I tell students how useful it is just preparing fellowship applications and essays–and it does really help for those grad school essays–it’s just plain thrilling when a student wins a fellowship or scholarship. So congratulations to Sky Feuer, who was just selected as one of 29 new Gates-Cambridge scholars from the US.  […]