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Gilman Scholarship: Writing Workshop

Date and Time

Friday, January 25, 2013
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


  • 114 HON



What Will I Learn? 

You will learn strategies on how to write strong essays that will engage a selection committee’s attention and make you stand out from the crowd! 


Why Is It Important? 

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship ( requires you to write a statement of purpose and a follow-on service project proposal. They are designed to give the selection committee a sense of who you are and how closely your goals and strengths match the ideals of a specific award, so they are a crucial part of your application. 


What Should I Bring? 

A draft of your essays if you have one. Writing consultants will be available to help you generate and develop ideas for your essays during this hands-on 



Advanced registration is required as seating is limited. 

- Facebook “ Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships” 

- E-mail: 

-Or Call 331-3219 


For more information and/or special accommodations please call 331-3219 or email


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