Fellow Tips for Writing Fellowship Essays

Jared’s  top 3 tips for writing your fellowship essays:

1. Keep your research essay focused. It shows a certain amount of scientific maturity to be able to understand that your proposal consists of about 4 years of work (rather than 10-20).

2. Read the program announcement and know every detail. Pay close attention to formatting instructions (1 inch margins) and broader impacts criterion.

3. Have multiple professors read your essays, each faculty member will have a few really helpful tips. Professors will be brutally honest with you because they want to see you succeed–don’t take negative feedback personally. The trick is reconciling very positive reviews with very negative ones.

Find out what other fellows tips this Thursday, September 30th  at 7:00 in Fisher  133.


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