Participation in at least one of these three workshops is mandatory for applicants to be considered for an institutional endorsement, which is required for each of these scholarships mentioned (except the Gates Cambridge).

Workshop I

Fall Semester

How to Start Writing!

The primary focus of this workshop will be to look at the specific requirements of the Truman and the Goldwater with regard to writing the policy statement and the research description, respectively.  Carnegie, St. Andrew's, and NSF will be discussed if attendees are interested.

Spring Semester

Writing for the Fulbright

The focus of this workshop will be on  reviewing the requirements for the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge, and Fulbright  as well as developing the research proposal (or ETA statement of purpose) and personal statement required in the Fulbright grant application.

Workshop II

Fall Semester

The primary focus of this workshop will be on the essays required for the Carnegie, Beinecke, St. Andrew's Society, DAAD, and Elie Wiesel.  Applications for the Truman and Goldwater are welcome, however.

Spring Semester

The primary focus of this workshop will be on essays required for the Rhodes, Marshall, and Mitchell Scholarships. Helpful hints about how to approach writing such statements will be covered.

Workshop III

Fall Semester

The purpose of this workshop is for participants to demonstrate the progress they’ve made in preparing their application essays.  Please note that at this workshop, availability schedules will be collected in order to set up the required preliminary campus interviews. 

Spring Semester

The purpose of this workshop is for participants to demonstrate the progress they’ve made in preparing their application essays. It also provides one more chance for those who haven’t yet started drafting their essays to receive some guidance.

Please note that at this workshop, availability schedules will be collected in order to set up the required preliminary campus interviews taking place in April.