Student Fellowships & Awards

The Center for Life Beyond Reed, Division of Student Services

Information Sessions for Fall Deadlines


The faculty committee on Fellowships and Awards is pleased to present the following information sessions:

*new* drop-in fellowships Q&A lunch hours

Fellowships adviser Michelle Johnson will be holding drop-in Fellowships Q&A lunch hours in Commons, Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:30 from after spring break (03/26) through the end of the academic year.  Look for the Fellowships Q&A sign and stop by with your lunch, your questions, or just to say hello!


Of interest to all classes EXCEPT current seniors
(only graduating seniors may apply)

Join David Garrett of the faculty committee on Fellowships and Awards to learn about the Watson Program:  an opportunity to spend 12 months traveling the world pursuing a project of your own design!  The Watson program deadline will be early September, so now is the time for current Juniors to learn about the requirements and start thinking of a project!

Thursday, March 13 4:30p.m. Eliot 103


Of interest to all classes

Join members of the committee on Fellowships and Awards to learn about opportunities to study abroad on funded summer, semester, or year-long programs.  These programs can provide you with valuable language, cross-cultural, problem-solving, and inter-personal skills that will be an asset to your future endeavors...and are relevant to students of *all* fields of study.

Tuesday, March 25  4:30p.m.  Eliot 207

Follow-on workshop:  What makes a strong application

Join representatives of the Institute of International Eduation (IIE), the administrator of the Fulbright program, for a session what makes a strong application.  Representatives will be available to answer questions about the nation-wide competition, trends, field-of-study specific issues, and requirements as well as the experience of life on program.  

Tuesday, March 25 6:30p.m.  Eliot 416


For science, environmental studies, or math majors who are current freshmen and sophomores (for the Udall and Goldwater), juniors (for Churchill)

Join Julie Fry of the faculty committee on Fellowships and Awards to learn about opportunities for students in the sciences, environmental sciences, and math to apply for funding programs during or following your time at Reed. Current first-year and sophomore students can learn about the Goldwater and Udall programs, which provide funding and networking opportunities to students during their undergraduate studies.  Students are eligible to apply in the late fall and winter of their sophomore and junior years.  Current juniors and seniors may be interested in the Churchill program, supporting one year of graduate study in engineering, mathematics, and the physical and natural sciences leading to a certificate, diploma or Master of Philosophy degree at Churchill College, Cambridge University, England.

Wednesday, March 26, 5:00p.m.  Chem 301


Join Nathalia King and Michelle Johnson to unlock the secrets of writing a personal statement.  Whether you are going to grad school, applying for a fellowship, or looking for a job, being able to write a well structured personal statement is an invaluable tool. The focus of this workshop will be on identifying relevant and compelling personal components and then crafting them into a cohesive narrative appropriate for a personal statement.

Tuesday, April 29, 5:00p.m.  The DoJo