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Personal Statement Writing Workshop for Nationally Competitive Awards

Date and Time:

Friday, April 5, 2013
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location:

  • Honors College » 114 - Computer Lab

Description:

 

What Will I Learn?
·      You will learn strategies on how to write strong personal statements and                statements of purpose that will engage a selection committee’s attention and make you stand out from the crowd!
 
Why Is It Important?
·       Most scholarships and fellowships       require you to write a personal statement or statement of purpose. They are        designed to give the selection committee a sense of who you are and how closely your goals and strengths match the ideals of a specific award, so they are a crucial part of your application. 
 
What Should I Bring?
A draft of your statement, if you have one. Writing consultants will be available to help you generate and develop ideas for your statement throughout this
hands-on workshop.
 

Information:


Contact:

For more information, special accommodations, and/or to RSVP, please contact:

Amanda Cuevas, Director or Ryan Bond, Graduate Assistant
Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships
120 NMH
Allendale Campus
616-331-3219
fellowships@gvsu.edu


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