Fellowships Office

Essay Writing

Each fellowship or scholarship will require you to write at least one essay, arguably the most important part of many competitive awards.

This essay is your opportunity to explain to the fellowship selection committee:

Because of the emphasis placed on the essay, it is important to allow sufficient time to think about, write, obtain critical feedback on, and revise your essay so that it covers what is requested and reflects you at your best. Review the additional pages above for tips on writing, revising, and proofing your essay.