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Rice University Center for Civic Leadership

Resources and FAQs

Through fellowships advising, we aim to build upon your academic and leadership experiences at Rice and help you put forward strong, competitive applications. Regardless of the outcome of the competition, applying to fellowships is valuable in itself. The application process allows you to develop your ability to write and speak persuasively, to reflect on your academic career and articulate your goals, and to strengthen relationships with faculty members and mentors.

Below, you can learn more about how to get started and ways we can help.

Getting Started:

  • Browse our fellowships page to see which awards match your academic and/or professional interests.
  • Attend an info session.
  • Meet with the CCL staff to learn more about opportunities you are eligible for.
  • Join our listserv, and follow us on social media to stay up to date with fellowship announcements.
  • Read previous winners' applications on our joinable Owlspace page, CCL.

Resources We Offer:

  • Support and mentorship in identifying and applying to fellowships.
  • Feedback and writing help on your essays or project proposals.
  • Interview prep.
  • Guidance on how to prepare a competitive application.

Application Help: