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Fellowships and Scholarships: What you Need to Know to Compete

Essential information for students planning to apply for major fellowships with fall 2016 and spring 2017 deadlines
When Mar 17, 2016
from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Where French House, Room 218
Contact Name
Contact Phone 2255783005
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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 www.honors.lsu.edu/fellowships 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.

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