Whether you have 6 months or just a few weeks to prepare your fellowship application, our step-by-step guide will help you prepare a competitive fellowship application. The tips provided here have been compiled from insights from hundreds of fellowship winners in ProFellow’s International Fellows Network. For more tips on applying to specific fellowships, check out our interviews with former fellows.
Step 1. Create a plan
Step 2. Project proposal ideas
Step 3. Talk to current / former fellows
Step 4. Prepare an effective resumé
Step 5. Find a host institution
Step 6. Write a compelling personal statement
Step 7. Prepare a strong project proposal
Step 8. Get great recommendation letters (P1)
Step 9. Get great recommendation letters (P2)
Step 10. Nail the individual and group interviews
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