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Statement of Purpose Writing Workshop

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
12:00 AM
Room 1636 School of Social Work Building

Tips for writing your statement of purpose for international fellowship funding applications

Expert advice from a Sweetland writing professional

  • Formulating your research question
  • Appealing to the selection committee
  • Explaining why you need foreign language training
  • Defining goals for overseas travel

International Institute Staff will be available to answer questions about International Funding Opportunities, including:

  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
  • International Institute Individual Fellowships
  • Rackham International Research Award (RIRA)
  • Grants from area studies centers
  • Grants from Area Studies Centers

Cosponsored by the Gayle Morris Sweetland Center for Writing


Shelley Manis, Lecturer, Sweetland Center for Writing