Resources

The Personal Statement

When writing a personal statement, it is important to make sure that you are addressing the key components that scholarship reviewers are looking for.  Please review this checklist for hints into the personal statement and factors that should be considered when writing your own.

Writing Recommendation Letters Online

Written by Joe Schall, this is a handbook for faculty, who can use this as a resource when writing letters for students.  It highlights some of the top scholarships and what a selector is looking for in scholarship reference letters.

Fulbright Recommendation Letter Guidelines

This is a list of criteria for selection that should be addressed when writing a letter of recommendation for a Fulbright Grant.

Marshall Recommendation Letter Guidelines

Criteria for selection that should be addressed, as appropriate, in a letter of recommendation for the British Marshall Scholarship.

Mitchell Recommendation Letter Guidelines

Criteria for selection that should be addressed, as appropriate, in a letter of recommendation for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.

Rhodes Recommendation Letter Guidelines

Criteria for selection that should be addressed, as appropriate, in a letter of recommendation for the Rhodes Scholarship.

Truman Recommendation Guidelines

Criteria for selection that should be addressed, as appropriate, in a letter of recommendation for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.