How to Begin

Follow the steps below to reach your dreams. At any point during the following award process, remember to please contact the Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships so that we can support your journey.


STEP 1:

Search for awards, by clicking on the award opportunities tab, searching our external database or independently online (perform a Google search) to determine which awards match to your future goals and dreams, and/or attend a fellowships workshop.


STEP 2:

Meet with a fellowships advisor to identify and explore award opportunities, understand the award application process, and co-create an action plan for pursuing nationally competitive award opportunities.


STEP 3:

Draft application materials and have them reviewed (multiple times) by the fellowships advisor, faculty, and others, as appropriate.


STEP 4:

Make sure to apply by the campus deadline (if applicable) and/or the national deadline, and wait for responses from award foundations


STEP 5:

Work with the fellowships advisor to prepare for award interviews, when applicable, and/or determine next steps.