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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)

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