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Plan to Apply to Funding

Purpose: Scholars learn about the typical components of funding applications and ways to prepare.

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Typical Components of Funding Applications 

  • 2-3 Reference Letters 
  • Academic Transcripts 
  • Graduate Research Plan Statement: Here scholars present an original research topic that they would like to pursue in graduate school.
  • Personal, Relevant Background and Future Goals Statement: Scholars outline their career goals and how graduate school will prepare them for their career.
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Finding Funding Options

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Assignment # 35

Activity Six: Checklist and Schedule for Preparing Funding Application Components.

Purpose: Scholars will create a master list in which they list fellowships they are interested in applying to, along with required documentation and deadlines for each. They will then determine an appropriate timeline to prepare them.
Instructions: 5e_activity_six

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