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, […]

Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) Doctoral Training Awards (2015 Entry) Closing Date: 12th March 2015 Details: The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering is now accepting applications from outstanding UK/EU and International students to join our Faculty Doctoral Training Scheme. The Faculty has 25 Doctoral Training Awards to the value of £500,000. Each award is: […]

For students thinking about studying in the UK: King’s is pleased to announce three new scholarships for international students pursuing graduate study in 2015. King’s President’s International Scholarships Twenty international students will be selected to receive this scholarship. The maximum award is £10,000. Applications must be received by 17:00 GMT, 31st March 2015. See the […]

http://www.fulbright.org.uk/fulbright-awards/exchanges-to-the-uk/undergraduates Attention first-year students and sophomores–here’s a Fulbright opportunity for you! The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK.  These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on […]

A few miscellaneous notes: 1. selecting a region for the Marshall/Rhodes–you should not need to determine that at the nomination stage. If you are nominated, we can discuss. You must choose a region before submitting–but you will be able to save or print to a pdf without that. I trust it is similar with the […]

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 […]

Day 5, traveled to Wales to visit Cardiff University. Like Ireland, the country is bilingual, and signs everywhere are written in both Welsh and English. I have always considered myself  pretty good with languages. However, we did have a Welsh lesson, and I can say with certainty, this is one language that I would have […]

Continuing the theme of historic things, among the delightful historical objects at the University of Bristol was the first-known portrait with a cricket paddle (18c) and the DNA model used by Watson and Crick (on view in an undergraduate lab room).  Bristol is a comprehensive university in a medium-sized city. With aerospace technology nearby, there’s […]

Ah, Oxford

July 8, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Day 3. I always find it fascinating to walk around old cities. Living in the US, anything of the eighteenth-century vintage is noteworthy, but looking at a twelfth-century building? That is really something. And that history is part of the delight of Oxford. and then there are all those famous Oxonians: Erasmus, John Donne, Sir […]

Day 2–a short drive out of London to Royal Holloway, also part of the University of London system, although not located in London. The most immediately arresting feature of the campus is  this building: In a word, Hogwarts. But really, the Founder’s Building above was inspired by the Vassar campus–and Royal Holloway was initially established […]

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