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Writing a Personal Statement Workshop

November 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Garcia Annex, Rm 207
Marci Salinas-Milam
In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare your personal statement for upcoming applications.1) Prestigious Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Service Fellowship. The purpose of this fellowship is to assist and prepare underrepresented students for work in the Foreign Service. Deadline: January 12, 2018

2) DOE Scholar Program for undergraduate, graduate students, or recent graduate of an accredited institution of higher education majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and related areas. Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at For more information Application Deadline December 15, 2017, 11:59 pm EST

3) Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
To apply as soon as possible for one of these competitive Fellowships.
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship recruits current seniors, recent grads, and alumni with backgrounds in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to teach in high-need schools. Fellows receive generous financial support ($30,000) to complete a master’s degree program that includes an intensive clinical placement in a local high-need school, as well as mentoring and support throughout their three-year teaching commitment.  There are two more opportunities to apply for the 2018 WW Teaching Fellowship: November 30, 2017 and January 31, 2018

4) The U.S. Department of State has launched the Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship P


The program awards five Fellowships (three graduates and two undergraduates) with tuition assistance, mentorship, and professional development to students interested in careers with the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.  Fellows who successfully complete the program and the Foreign Affairs IT Specialist entry requirements will receive an appointment as a Foreign Service Information Management Specialist (IMS).


Please see the attached brochure for details or visit to apply for the fellowship.




IT Fellowship application inquiries may be directed to

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