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Porter Cleveland Fellowship Application

Porter Cleveland Fellowship Application

Note: If you have previously been awarded a Porter Cleveland Fellowship, you cannot reapply to receive it again. However, you may apply for a different fellowship. Deadline to apply is April 4, 2014.
  • Write undecided if you have not yet selected a major
  • VERY IMPORTANT- The Statement of Interest should be error free, double-spaced and addresses the following areas: • Articulate what you propose to do, making sure there is synergy with your Supervisor Offer Letter. • Share your strengths, qualities, and skills that you bring to the experience and give evidence of how these have been developed. • Identify what you expect to learn and how this learning will occur during the experience. • Present a convincing rationale for why this experience is important to you at this juncture in your Wheaton education. • Capture why this particular experience or research is of value to your academic learning and/or career interests. • Convey your ideas convincingly in well-written form. For international opportunities: Demonstrate language competency necessary for the experience; demonstrate a cultural competency for the experience through academic knowledge, prior study or travel abroad; present a rationale for the particular country or region. Your name should be listed on each page and be sure to include page numbers.
  • VERY IMPORTANT: The supervisor offer letter should confirm that you have been offered a position and outline your specific job responsibilities. The Selection Committee reviews these closely to help determine the substance and significance of the student’s assignment.

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