Events

Fellowship Advising Office (FAO) Events

Hear information on award opportunities and get tips on effective campus and final award applications at one of our information sessions and workshops!
Meet FAO staff; award representatives; and previous award applicants, recipients, and finalists. If you cannot make a session, you can set up an appointment here.

Stay tuned for 2017-18 events!

 

2016-17 events

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Times and topics covered:

4:30PM-5PM – Overview of FAO and nationally competitive awards

5PM-6PM – Review of the Truman Scholarship, including advice and components of campus and final application forms

6PM-7:30PM – Review of the Goldwater Scholarship and the DAAD RISE award, including advice and components of campus and final application forms

Location: Riddick Hall, room 315

Schwarzman Scholars program

Date, time and location: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 | 11AM-12PM | Withers Hall, 331 conference room (refreshments will be served)

Who should attend: All class years of NC State students who are interested in learning about an incredible year-long opportunity to live, study, and work in Beijing, China while developing leadership skills.

Details: You will get the chance to meet the Global Director of Admissions for the Schwarzman Scholars program, Dr. Rob Garris, and learn how the program may overlap with your goals and interests.

Gilman International Scholarship

Information session: Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 | 6PM-7PM | Riddick Hall 339

Topic: Get an overview from our office about the Gilman International Scholarship and application tips for the spring 2017 deadline (March 7, 2017).

Writing workshop: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 | 6PM-7PM | Park Shops 201

Topic: Learn how to create compelling short answer and essay responses from our office for the Gilman International Scholarship before the spring 2017 deadline (March 7, 2017).

FAO spring information sessions

Dates, times, and locations: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | 5:30PM-6:30PM | Riddick 451 and Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | 5:30PM-6:30PM | Daniels 218

Who should attend: All majors and class years are welcome; rising juniors, rising seniors, graduate students, and recent alums who are considering graduate school within one-to-four years are strongly encouraged to attend.

Details: Get an overview of FAO and of several nationally competitive awards with applications that require campus applications by August 1! These awards include the Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships; the Schwarzman Scholars program, and the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program.

Fulbright information session

Date, time, and location: Friday, March 31, 2017 | 12:30PM-1:30PM | Talley 4101

Get an overview of the Fulbright U. S. Student Program Grant, an ambassadorial award for Americans to study, pursue research or a project, or teach English for up to a year in one of over 100 countries!

All majors and class years are welcome; rising juniors, rising seniors, graduate students, and recent alums who are considering graduate school within one-to-four years are strongly encouraged to attend.

 

Marshall Scholarships information session

Date, time, and location: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 | 12:30PM-1:30PM | Talley 4280

Who should attend: All class years of NC State students and recent alums (2015 and 2016) from all academic majors. In particular, people interested in earning a graduate degree in the UK in any field who also want to build connections with individuals and groups in the UK and who have the potential to be self-aware and creative leaders are strongly encouraged to attend.

Details: Come hear about the Marshall Scholarships, which fund one- and two-year awards for Americans pursuing graduate study at over 160 esteemed institutions, and learn how you can become a bigger part of the US-UK special relationship. You will get the chance to meet staff from the British Consulate-General Atlanta, whose office manages the Marshall Commission’s scholarship selection for the Atlanta region.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshops

All majors and class years are welcome; rising juniors, rising seniors, graduate students, and recent alums who are considering graduate school within one-to-four years are strongly encouraged to attend.

Personal statement workshops: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 5:30PM-6:30PM | Clark Hall 205 (enter from the Quad) and Friday, April 21, 2017 | 12:30PM-1:30PM | Clark Hall 205

We will focus on how to write a strong personal statement, which is one of the two written statements needed for Fulbright applications.

Research/study workshop: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 6:30PM-7:30PM | Clark Hall 205 (enter from the Quad)

We will focus on how to write a strong statement of grant purpose for research/study grants, which is one of the two written statements needed for Fulbright applications.

English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) workshop: Friday, April 21, 2017 | 1:30PM-2:30PM | Clark Hall 205

We will focus on how to write a strong statement of grant purpose for English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) grants, which is one of the two written statements needed for Fulbright applications.

Truman Scholarship information session

Date, time, and location: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | 5:30PM-6:30PM | Room 129, 1911 Building

Who should attend: Current undergraduates from all academic majors who will not graduate before December 2018. In particular, rising juniors with all types of service and/or leadership experience who are interested in earning a graduate degree (enrollment can be deferred) are strongly encouraged to attend.

Details: Come hear about the Truman Scholarship and learn how you can get support as a “change agent” interested in working for the greater good! The Truman Scholarship funds up to $30K for graduate school, offers a paid summer internship in Washington, D.C. after your senior year, and includes the chance to gain federal employment within special fellowships. The award seeks Americans who are committed to having an impact on a particular issue or community. This impact can be done through work in public service or government at the local, state, national, or global level.

 

Mitchell Scholarship information session

Date, time, and location: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 10:00AM-11:00AM | Talley 4280

Who should attend: All class years of NC State students and alums under age 30 from all academic majors. In particular, people interested in earning a graduate degree from a participating institution who are committed to intellectual achievement, leadership, and community and public service are strongly encouraged to attend.

Details: Come and learn about the Mitchell Scholarship, an opportunity for American students and alums that funds a one-year master’s degree at one of the several participating universities in Ireland or Northern Ireland. You will get the chance to meet staff from the Mitchell Scholarship program.

 

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