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  • Fall '09 Fulbright Interviews

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    Fulbright Interviews – Fall 2009 Room 034 E – U-Heights North (Honors College Conference Room) It is imperative that you be on time for your interview. We cannot reschedule interviews to meet your course schedule unless you have something truly pressing (an exam—that’s about it). If you need our office to send a note to a professor [...]
    Posted September 17, 2009.
  • Instructions for Fulbright Recommenders

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    The Fulbright competition is a particularly complex one for our office: the Fulbright office requires both online and hard copy applications and it necessitates that our office at UVM act as the clearinghouse for what amounts to hundreds of documents from the many (over twenty this year) applicants we have for Fulbright grants. For this [...]
    Posted September 14, 2009.
  • Fulbright Submission for September 18 UVM Deadline

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    Information Sheet for Internal Submission of Fulbright Applications This information sheet covers the procedures around the first application deadline of September 18, 2009. Early in October, we will circulate another set of instructions involving the final submission of your Fulbright application for the final October 19 deadline. Please follow…[Read more]
    Posted September 08, 2009.
  • Very helpful tips for Fulbright applicants

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    Here are some wonderfully useful tips from a former Fulbright recipient for those of you putting together a Fulbright application this fall: TIPS TO OFFER FULBRIGHT CANDIDATES by Radha Blackman, 2003-2004, Bulgaria After carefully researching and planning a relevant, feasible and rewarding Fulbright project, the next important step is producing…[Read more]
    Posted September 07, 2009.
  • Writing Personal Statements

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    Doug Cutchins of Grinnell College, a colleague of mine, put together a wonderfully helpful document on writing personal statements. He’s generously made it available for the rest of us fellowships advisors to share with our students. So here it is, one of the most helpful discussions I’ve seen on the personal statements all fellowship candidates [...]
    Posted September 07, 2009.
  • Welcome to Brit Chase!

    Welcome to Brit Chase!
    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    This month, we are excited to welcome Brit Chase to fellowships advising at UVM; she will be working with me (Lisa Schnell) to advise students across the campus in national fellowship and scholarship competitions. After graduation from Hamilton College and then from Columbia University (with a Masters in Journalism), Brit worked as a journalist…[Read more]
    Posted July 09, 2009.
  • Fellowships and Deadlines for 2009-2010

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    Here is a quick list of some of the major national fellowships we advise on in the Honors College and their deadlines for 2009-2010. The first date is the internal UVM deadline–all materials must be turned in to Lisa Schnell in U-Heights North by that date. The second date is the external deadline when all [...]
    Posted July 08, 2009.
  • Fall 2009 Fulbright Competition

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    This year’s Fulbright competition opened May 1. There is a lot of information about the Fulbright grants (Full Grants and English Teaching Assistantships) online on the Fulbright website. As well, we have detailed Fulbright brochures (actually, they’re books) available for all applicants in the Honors College offices in University Heights North.…[Read more]
    Posted July 08, 2009.
  • Fulbright Scholarships in the Fine Arts

    Lisa Jane Schnell on Latest Fellowships News
    Many people mistakenly assume the Fulbright scholarships are just for students with projects in the sciences or social sciences. Not so! Here is a recent blurb from the Fulbright office in Washington about applying for Fulbright awards in the fine arts: PREPARING AN APPLICATION IN THE CREATIVE, PERFORMING OR VISUAL ARTS by Walter Jackson, Program…[Read more]
    Posted July 31, 2008.