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Finding Conference/Travel Grant Awards for Humanities

Finding Conference/Travel Grant Awards for Humanities

Photo by Benjamin Voros on Unsplash One of the best opportunities for graduate students to build a professional network, and meet other people in and out your respective fields, is by attending conferences. These annual gatherings of professionals happen in different...
Interested in Applying for a Fulbright IIE?  How to Get Started

Interested in Applying for a Fulbright IIE?  How to Get Started

The Fulbright US Student Program offers students the opportunity to spend an academic year abroad for a course of study, research or to work as an English Language Teaching Assistant. If you are interested in an experience overseas, and you are a US citizen, I...
The Reviewer’s Perspective:  What You Should Know As You Write Your Application

The Reviewer’s Perspective: What You Should Know As You Write Your Application

  I recently had the opportunity to serve as a peer reviewer for a national fellowship competition. It was an interesting and even enjoyable experience and in this post, I would like to share with you some of the things that I learned while serving as a reviewer....
Three Common Pitfalls when Writing Abstracts

Three Common Pitfalls when Writing Abstracts

Abstracts are a challenging but important part of any fellowship application. The abstract is often the first (or one of the first) components of your application that the reviewer sees. Therefore, it is important to use the abstract to give the reviewer the best...