Nationally Competitive Fellowships

Fellowships are short term, nationally competitive, and funded opportunities to do something exceptional. Applying for fellowships can be challenging and rewarding on its own, but winning one can be the opportunity of a lifetime. Fellowships can enable you to do all kinds of things, including teaching in a foreign country, conducting cutting edge research, studying abroad, or paying for education. As a Cal State East Bay student, you are well equipped to compete for these awards due to your academic accomplishments, leadership experiences, and future goals. This page has links to information for specific fellowship, scholarship, and grant opportunities.

To find fellowships that you may be eligible for, follow the link that corresponds to your class level. To look at opportunities in the future, consider looking at the class levels above yours.

Freshmen

Sophomores

Juniors

Seniors interested in Professional Fellowships

Seniors interested in Graduate School Fellowships

 

Step By Step Guide to Fellowships

The website ProFellow.com has a wealth of information on fellowship opportunities as well as strategies to succeed in the application process. In their step by step guide they cover the following topics. As you plan your application process, these articles will be a good place to learn about best practices.

  1. Create a plan
  2. Project proposal ideas
  3. Talk to current / former fellows
  4. Prepare an effective resume
  5. Write a compelling personal statement
  6. Prepare a strong project proposal
  7. Get great recommendation letters
  8. Nail the individual and group interviews

Source: ProFellow.com https://www.profellow.com/step-by-step-guide-for-a-competitive-fellowship-application/

 

Need more information? Come visit John Cahill, our campus fellowship advisor, at AACE.

If you are interested in receiving regular updates, follow this link to subscribe. Many of these opportunities require several materials, so it is best to create a plan early. To receive advising on nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships or schedule an appointment, you can reach out by email at john.cahill@csueastbay.edu.

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