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Summer 2017 Application Support Program

The Summer 2017 Application Support Program serves to assist UA students in completing fellowship applications over the summer and to improve the quality of UA student fellowship applications.

Applications: The deadline for applications has passed; if you are still interested in participating in the 2017 program, please email Shelley Hawthorne Smith or Emily Kotay. Students can participate even if they will not be on campus over the summer.

The program has two tracks for students at various stages of academic work.

  • Track One: for students near the beginning of their graduate work
  • Track Two: for students who are looking for dissertation support

Summer 2017 Application Support Program Track One

Track One assists students applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (NSF GRFP), the NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (NSF EAPSI), the Fulbright Student Program, the Ford Predoctoral Fellowship Program, and UK Post-Grad Scholarships. If you are applying to another fellowship and you would like to participate, please contact Shelley Hawthorne Smith. The three components of the program include the following:

1. One on one advising.

2. Writing sessions throughout the summer.

3. Feedback on drafts/reflections. Submission deadlines are May 30, June 26, and July 24. Please follow our directions for submission when you submit essays for review.

Summer 2017 Application Support Program Track Two

Track Two assists students applying for dissertation research/write-up fellowships (e.g. Fulbright-Hays, IAF, NSF DDIGs, Fulbright Student Awards, AAUW, DAAD, etc.) or postdoctoral fellowships. The three components of the program include the following:

1. One on one advising.

2. Writing sessions throughout the summer.

3. Feedback on drafts/reflections. Submission deadlines May 30, June 26, and July 24. Please follow our directions for submission.

If you have questions about the Fellowship Application Program, please contact Emily Kotay (Student Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, and Mitchell Scholarships) or Shelley Hawthorne Smith (other fellowships). Applications can be emailed to them.

Last updated 21 Jun 2017