Personal Statement Writing Workshop for Nationally Competitive Awards
Date and TimeFriday, April 5, 2013
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
- Honors College » 114 - Computer Lab
What Will I Learn?
· You will learn strategies on how to write strong personal statements and statements of purpose that will engage a selection committee’s attention and make you stand out from the crowd!
Why Is It Important?
· Most scholarships and fellowships require you to write a personal statement or statement of purpose. 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 statement, if you have one. Writing consultants will be available to help you generate and develop ideas for your statement throughout this
For more information, special accommodations, and/or to RSVP, please contact:
Amanda Cuevas, Director or Ryan Bond, Graduate Assistant
Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships