Rice University

Rice University Center for Civic Leadership

Fellowship Workshops & Resources

The CCL will be hosting fellowship workshops Spring 2019 to provide better context for students as they navigate the fellowship process. During Summer 2019 the CCL will host Fellowship Fridays through FacebookLive to provide reminders and resources throughout the summer. 

Fellowship Workshops 
  • Personal Statement Workshop: Friday, March 28th from 2-4 in Miner Lounge 
  • Host Affiliation and International Connections Workshop: Friday, April 5 from 2-4 in Ley 2nd Floor Conference Room
  • Research and Program Proposals: Friday, April 12 from 2-4 in Miner Lounge
  • Drop-In Session: Friday, April 19 from 2-3:30 in Miner Lounge 
For those specifically interested in the Marshall Scholarship, the CCL will be hosting a Roundtable with Ryan Roark, a Visiting Studio Professor,  (https://arch.rice.edu/people/faculty/ryan-roark) on Tuesday, April 9 from 2-3 in the Honors Council Conference Room, which is on the 2nd floor of the RMC, above the Grand Hall. Dr. Roark is a Marshall Scholar and a current reader for the Marshall Scholarship. To RSVP for the Roundtable, please use this link: https://forms.gle/tpuDwCuezjpwKnPN6 
On Wednesday, April 17th from 12:10-12:50, the CCL will be hosting “Letters of Recommendation: A Faculty Perspective”

Fellowship Fridays 

Starting on Friday, May 31st, the CCL will be hosting Fellowship Fridays through Facebook Live. These short sessions will serve as complementary resources to students considering or going through the fellowship process. Please join us for our first Facebook Live on Friday, May 31st at 1pm central time to learn more about the plans for the summer with topics ranging from seeking out recommenders to dealing with writer’s block. Facebook live posts will continue through Friday, August 2nd and will be recorded for later viewing.  We look forward to engaging with you all.  

Schedule of Fellowship Fridays: 
Friday, May 31st: Overview 
Friday, June 7th: Asking for Letters of Recommendation
Friday, June 14th: Understanding a Personal Statement
Friday, June 21st: Securing a Host Affiliation
Friday, June 28th: Evaluating Research Proposals
Friday, July 12th: Dealing with Writer’s Block
Friday, July 19th: Incorporating Feedback into Applications
Friday, July 26th: Checking in on Progress
Friday, August 2nd: Accessing Fellowship Portals 

Resources from the Workshops and Fellowships Fridays:  

Presentation from the info session

Calendar of fellowships

Fellowships handout

Personal statement workshop agenda

Intentional goal setting 

Research ethics with vulnerable communities

Host affiliation workshop agenda

Host affiliation inventory worksheet 

Research and program study worksheet

Letters of Recommendation: Advice for Fellowship Applicants 

Fulbright Choosing a Country Resource