Encourage interested graduate students or undergraduate juniors and seniors to attend a Fulbright Fellowship information session.
Applicants should be U.S. citizens with a strong student with a high GPA (3.7 undergraduate or 3.9 graduate) and a desire to spend the 2013-2014 academic year in a foreign country either (1) carrying out a research project of the student’s own design, (2) working with an expert or group in an arts field, (3) enrolled in a foreign university or (4) helping to teach English at the elementary, middle school, high school or university level.
The Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarship Advisement is offering four information sessions March 7-14. For exact times and dates, please visit barretthonors.asu.edu/academics/scholarships-and-fellowships/process.
If you will be attending one of these sessions, RSVP to Laura Sells (firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-727-8204). The information sessions will provide an overview of the Fulbright Fellowship and introduce you to the ASU campus process for Fulbright.
Visit the Fulbright website for more information about the fellowship and programs of interest: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html.
Resources from Barrett for Scholarship Applications
Writing Personal Statements Online [www.e-education.psu.edu/writingpersonalstatementsonline]
This five-chapter handbook, available for free through Penn State’s e-Education Institute, provides students with detailed advice on weighing the grad school decision, generating detail for personal essays and writing style. The final two chapters discuss specific scholarships and other graduate school opportunities and include sample personal essays.
Style for Students Online [www.e-education.psu.edu/styleforstudents]
This is an all-purpose style handbook for college students, especially those in technical fields, covering everything from comma usage to resume writing.