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Applying for National Fellowships -- What you Need to Know

Essential information for those planning to apply for national prestigious scholarships and fellowships during the 2017-18 academic year
When Aug 28, 2017
from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where 135 French House
Contact Name
Contact Phone (225) 578-3005
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We will discuss necessary preparation for major fellowships with fall deadlines, which include 

  • Rhodes, Marshall, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships (for study in UK)
  • Truman Scholarship (public service)
  • Goldwater Scholarship (STEM PhD)
  • Fulbright Scholarship (study/project abroad)
  • Udall Scholarship (environmental career)
  • Critical Language Scholarships (intensive language training)
  • AND MORE.  See for a complete listing.

We will discuss the benefits of each fellowship and steps of their individual application processes, including:

  • solidifying your resume and/or lists of accomplishments and activities
  • writing compelling personal narratives and other responses to essay prompts
  • requesting letters of recommendation, and
  • identifying appropriate graduate programs.

Open to all interested LSU students. Light refreshments will be provided.