April Fellowship Events at CURF

April Fellowship Events at CURF: Fireside Chats with 2017 Fellowship Recipients, Writing Personal Statements, Fellowships 101 & 201, and Fulbright Week

We encourage you to take advantage of April Fellowship Events in CURF’s Fireside Lounge on the 2nd floor of the ARCH Building (3601 Locust Walk):

Fireside Chats with 2017 Penn Fellowship Recipients:

Thursday, April 6, 5:00pm:  Fireside Chat with 2017 Thouron Award recipients

Tuesday, April 11, 5:00pm:  Fireside Chat with 2017 Mitchell Scholar Theodore Caputi

Friday, April 14, 2:00pm:  Fireside Chat with Class of 2017 Penn students who received fellowships for study in STEM fields in the US and Internationally


Writing Personal Statements (session will be repeated):

Friday, April 7, 2:00pm:  Getting Started on Your Personal Statements

Friday, April 14, 3:00pm:  Getting Started on Your Personal Statements


Fellowships Information Sessions:

Friday, April 7, 3:30pm:  Fellowships 101 - A broad overview of what fellowships are and why one might wish to apply

Thursday, April 13, 4:00pm:  Fellowships 201 - A discussion of how to most effectively build a case for your candidacy


Fulbright Week Events:

Tuesday, April 18, 5:30pm:  Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

Wednesday, April 19, 5:00pm:  Fulbright panel with Penn students who have been offered Fulbright Study/Research grants for 2017-2018

Thursday, April 20, 3:00pm:  Fulbright panel with Penn students who have been offered English Teaching Assistantship grants for 2017-2018

Thursday, April 20, 5:00pm:  Fulbrighters Sarah Schulte (COL '14, Research to Chile) and Taryn Williams (GSE '15, ETA to Germany) discuss their Fulbright experiences


For those of you who are not in Philadelphia (or will not be in Philadelphia this summer):

·        CURF will be hosting “Facebook Live” events with current fellowship holders from their home bases around the world!

·        Check out CURF’s first “Facebook Live” event with 2016 Thouron Scholar archived on CURF’s Facebook page

·        Learn about “A Day in the Life of a Rhodes Scholar” from 2016 Rhodes Scholar Jenna Hebert (COL ’16)

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