Friday, September 22
Lake Ontario Hall, 120
Fireside Chat Type: WORKSHOPS
Presenter/Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Lamber, Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowship
The presenters will focus this training on the two essays required for the Gilman Scholarship* and Freeman-ASIA Scholarship** — Specifically, they’ll focus on the development and content of the personal statement and the service project essays. Additionally, they will highlight the priorities for the two programs, including practical advice for supporting GVSU students in applying for these awards, as well as converting these documents into components of other study abroad, graduate school, and career development documents.
*The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.
**Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.
*Approved Professional Development Event