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Summer Fellowship Application Development Program

The Summer 2020 Fellowship Application Development Program offers deadlines and writing support to assist UA students in completing fellowship applications over the summer. The program can be done entirely online.

Applications: The deadline has passed but if you are interested in the program, please email Shelley Hawthorne Smith.

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 applying for dissertation or postdoctoral support

Summer Application Development Program Track One

Track One assists students applying for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program (NSF GRFP), 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. Deadlines to submit your drafts for comments

  • Submission deadlines are June 1, July 1, and July 30
  • Please follow our directions for submission when you submit essays for review

2. Feedback on your drafts and opportunities to meet with Graduate Editors to discuss your draft

3. Online information sessions about writing for fellowships

Summer Application Development Program Track Two

Track Two assists students applying for one of the NIH F-series fellowships, 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. Deadlines to submit your drafts for comments

  • Submission deadlines are June 1, July 1, and July 30
  • Please follow our directions for submission when you submit essays for review

2. Feedback on your drafts and one on one advising

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

Last updated 22 Jun 2020