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Tips on Applying for Scholarships

Online resources for help with personal statements, interviews, and a general understanding of the process.

How Rhodes Scholars Think

Interviews from past Rhodes Scholars 

"The Road to Rhodes"

Article about competing for the Rhodes Scholarship (Univ of Utah Alumni Mag)

Advice on Rhodes and Marshall from Reed College

Advice from Dr. Ken Brashier (Reed College). Includes Reedies' reports of their application and interview experiences with Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships.

Advice on Scholarships from Kansas State University

Scholarships Advising Office, Kansas State University.  Practical, detailed advice for managing every aspect of the scholarships application process. 

Personal Statement for Marshall Scholar Application

Personal statement from WPI Transformations, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Willamette University's Advice on Fellowships

Advice on personal statements, study proposals, and interview reports culled from experience and a multitude of resources (Willamette University).

Conceptualizing, Writing & Revising Social Science Research Proposal

“Conceptualizing, Writing, and Revising a Social Science Research Proposal” (Dissertation Proposals Workshop, Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley) Contains a nuts and bolts section, style section, and examples of Fulbright and NSF grant proposals

"The Art of Writing Proposals"

“The Art of Writing Proposals: Some Candid Suggestions for Applicants to Social Science Research Council Competitions” (The Social Science Research Council)

"Proposal Writing: the Art of Persuasion"

“Proposal Writing: the Art of Persuasion” (College of the Holy Cross Graduate Studies Office). Advice for Fulbright, Goldwater, Marshall, and many more fellowships that require study and research proposals

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