Personal Statement/Proposal: You may choose to answer each question below separately or submit a personal statement that addresses them collectively in one essay/ statement (maximum word limit of 1200). Some of you may be able to use your Major/Minor Statement to draw upon. See above for advice on how to write a personal statement under Criteria for Decision Making.
--How will this Fellowship complement your academic experience at Lang and how is this beneficial to you personally? Explain how an internship or research experience in your focus area is related to your pathway of study and courses. What methodology will you employ to complete the research and/or project? (Is the proposed research/program feasible, and do you have adequate resources/abilities to complete the project/program? Is the research/program over ambitious or under ambitious?) Please limit your response to a maximum of 300 words.
--Describe your qualifications. Why should the Department feel you can successfully pull this off? What makes you a strong candidate? Please limit your response to a maximum of 300 words.
--Academic exploration is a key component of the Fellowship. What readings or materials will you use to complement your on-site experience (these can be ones you have already read or plan to read)? How does your experience connect to the mission of the social justice and/or civic engagement mission of the college? Please limit your response to a maximum of 300 words.
--How will the Fellowship advance your professional goals? Limit response to a maximum of 300 words.