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Summer Fellowship Application Development Program

The Summer 2021 Fellowship Application Development Program offers deadlines and writing support to assist UA students in completing fellowship applications over the summer. The program is free and online.

Applications: April 26 (priority deadline), May 18 (additional deadline)

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. See the application form for a complete list of fellowship applications we support. 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 Aug 2
  • 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, 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 Aug 2
  • 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, Marshall, and Mitchell Scholarships) or Shelley Hawthorne Smith (other fellowships). Applications are submitted online.

Last updated 6 Apr 2021