Steps to Apply: PLEASE READ ALL THE INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE COMPLETING THE ONLINE APPLICATION.
Current undergraduate students attending the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Campus not graduating in May 2016.
Students are discouraged from taking more than one spring or one summer course while participating in the fellowship program.
Part 1: Submit Biographical Information and Request Letter of Recommendations
NOTE: The letters of recommendation must be submitted by the reviewers directly to the online recommendation application system. You will be asked to provide the recommenders contact information when completing Part I. Each recommender will receive an automated email with the instructions to submit their recommendation (they will be asked to upload their letter of recommendation in Adobe PDF format).
Part 2: Document Uploads
In this section of the application, you will upload a PDF file of your Personal Statement, Research Proposal, Resume and Transcript.
NOTE: All documents must be uploaded by the
Think of your 1-2 page personal statement as an interview with the selection committee. We are looking for evidence of your intellectual curiosity and your interest in personal development. This is your opportunity to tell us about yourself — your hopes, ambitions, life experiences and inspirations. Be open. Be reflective.
The 3-5 page research proposal is a persuasive document that describes the scope of your research, why it should be done, your methodology, your proposed timeline, and your expected results by the end of the fellowship. Preparation of the proposal, in collaboration with your research mentor, enables you to confirm that you will have a realistic project to undertake during the 10-week timeline.
You will need two letters of recommendation. One of your letters must be from your research sponsor/mentor. The second letter should come from a professor, graduate student instructor, volunteer coordinator or academic advisor.
A resume highlights your skills related to your career interests. It connects your story to your community and includes your academic achievements, volunteer experiences, extra-curricular activities, summer jobs and internships.
Current students with a uniqname and university/Kerberos password can order transcripts online through Wolverine Access. From the Student Business page choose Order Transcript, then select Electronic (PDF) Transcript.