Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Spring Workshops

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Attend a Spring 2015 National Fellowships Workshop

The first step in applying for an award is to attend a workshop! Students of all years are encouraged to attend. Faculty experts and previous winners will share insights about these awards. Sessions are not scheduled to coincide with application deadlines.

January

Summer Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomores

Monday, January 12 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Learn about summer programs such as NSF REUs, the UK Summer Fulbright, and the DAAD RISE


Summer Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomores

Tuesday, January 13 at 12 PM, Legare 322

Learn about summer programs such as NSF REUs, the UK Summer Fulbright, and the DAAD RISE


DAAD, Bridging, and Gilman Scholarship Workshop

Wednesday, January 21 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Undergraduate & Graduate Students: Offers a brief overview of some national fellowship opportunities that provide funding for study abroad


Madison Graduate Fellowship Workshop

Monday, January 26 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Seniors & Graduate Students: Offers support for graduate school to students intending a career as a high school US history, government, or social studies teacher


Capstone Conversation with OFSP on Personal Statements

Tuesday, January 27 at 5:30 PM, Capstone Study Shack, 11 Gibbes Ct.

Focus on creating compelling personal statements for national fellowship applications


February

Rotary Global Grants Workshop

Monday, February 9 at 3:30 PM, Russell House 302

Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students, $30,000+ for graduate work abroad in one of Rotary's six areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development


Capstone Mug Monday

Monday, February 16 at 8 AM, Capstone Study Shack, 11 Gibbes Ct.

Enjoy a beverage while talking with a national fellowships advisor


Sophomore Session - Public Service

Tuesday, February 17 at 4 PM, Legare 322

Focus on competitions that support careers in public service, such as the Truman, Rotary, Udall and Pickering


Sophomore Session - Study Abroad

Wednesday, February 18 at 4 PM, Legare 322

Focus on competitions that support in study abroad, such as Boren, CLS, DAAD, Fulbright, Gilman, and Rotary


Sophomore Session - STEM

Friday, February 20 at 12 PM, Legare 322

Focus on competitions that support STEM study, including the Goldwater, SMART, NSF, and GEM


Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarship Workshop

Tuesday, February 24 at 3:30 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

Seniors & Graduate Students, Supports graduate study in the UK and Ireland


March

Sophomore Session

Monday, March 2 at 4 PM, Legare 322

If you missed one of the topical sessions, this one will cover a variety of fellowships available for students interested in public service, study abroad, and STEM fields


Boren Fellowship and Critical Language Scholarship Workshop

Wednesday, March 18 at 3:30 PM, Gressette Room, Harper College 3rd floor

Undergraduate & Graduate Students, These two opportunities focus on critical language study, with CLS being a summer program and Boren offering up to $20,000 for an undergraduate year abroad.


Capstone Hot Cookie Friday

Friday, March 20 at 1 PM, Capstone Study Shack, 11 Gibbes Ct.

Enjoy a cookie while talking with a national fellowships advisor


Fulbright Workshop

Monday, March 23 at 3:30 PM, Russell House 302

Seniors & Graduate Students, Supports one year abroad for research, study, or to teach English


Knowles Workshop

Tuesday, March 24 at 3 PM, Legare 322

Graduate Students, Support for new high school teachers of STEM fields


National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop with DOD NDSEG, DOE CSGF, and SMART

Monday, March 30 at 3:30 PM, Russell House 302

Seniors & Graduate Students, estimated $132,000 for graduate school funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Social Science students


Pickering, Rangel, and Payne Workshop

Tuesday, March 31 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Seniors & Graduate Students, $90,000 in graduate funding for students planning a career in the Foreign Service


April

Goldwater Workshop

Monday, April 6 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Sophomores & Juniors, up to $7,5000 support for STEM students who plan a career in research


Gates-Cambridge Workshop

Wednesday, April 8 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Seniors & Graduate Students, supports graduate study in the UK


Truman Workshop

Monday, April 13 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Juniors, up to $30,000 for those preparing for a career in public service with demonstrated leadership, academic achievement, service accomplishments, and a commitment to public service


Udall and NOAA Hollings Workshop

Monday, April 20 at 3:30 PM, Legare 322

Sophomores & Juniors, The Udall offers $5,000 for students with a commitment to the environment, or to Native Americans in fields related to health care, the environment, or tribal public policy

Sophomores, The Hollings offers up to $16,600 to students studying STEM fields, or teacher education which supports NOAA's programs and mission; includes summer internship with a NOAA facility




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