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II Student Services Statement of Purpose Writing Workshop

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
12:00 AM
1636 SSWB

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

Funding Opportunities Include:
Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships
International Institute Individual Fellowships
Rackham International Research Award (RIRA)
Grants from Area Studies Centers (please check individual Centers for opportunities)

Speaker:
Shelley Manis, Lecturer III in Sweetland Center for Writing and Intermittent Lecturer in Comprehensive Studies