Spring 2017 OGFA Workshops
All workshops are held in the Honors, Scholars, and Fellows House (HSF) at 127 Honors Way. This building is also known colloquially as the "Chick-fil-A building." It is located to the southeast of Strozier Library, between Cawthon Hall and the William Johnston Building on Landis Green.
January 18 | 2-3:30 PM | HSF Great Hall
Identifying prospective external fellowships and awards is the first step in the fellowship application process. In this interactive session, learn how to navigate the comprehensive funding database, Pivot. The goal is to conduct a funding search and create a fellowship action plan with your research, interest, needs, and a reasonable timeline in mind. Please bring your laptop or tablet.
January 19 | 2-3:30 PM | HSF 3009
Writing about yourself can be extremely difficult. Come learn the basics of crafting and drafting a convincing and competitive personal statement. This session will also include helpful tips and strategies to engage a selection committee.
January 31 | 2-3 PM | HSF 3009
This program provides an outstanding leadership opportunity for students from all majors and disciplines to gain firsthand experience in state government. Students are placed in over twenty different agencies based on interests and experience.
February 1 | 2-3:30 PM | HSF 3009
Learn what to include and/or highlight on your fellowship application resume or CV to ensure you match the needs of the sponsoring agency.
February 7 | 2-3 PM | HSF 3009
Filing your taxes can be confusing. Add in a fellowship, health insurance, and reimbursements and you may want to pull your hair out. In this workshop, you'll learn tips for accounting for fellowships in your taxes and have a chance to ask questions just as tax season starts to ramp up. This workshop will provide helpful information for current and future fellowship recipients.
Note: The FSU Center for Global Engagement will be hosting a Tax Workshop for international students and scholars on F-1 and J-1 visas March 3, 2017.
February 8 | 2-3:30 PM | HSF 3009
Two key components of any fellowship or award are the cover letter and letters of recommendation. Learn how to write a cover letter for a fellowship and how to request a letter of recommendation. You'll also learn what should go into these critical documents and tips to help facilitate the request and follow-up for strong letters of recommendation.
The Fulbright program facilitates cultural exchange by supporting grantees as they live abroad for an academic year. This workshop will focus on study and research grants and their application process. This workshop is done in collaboration with the Office of National Fellowships.
March 8 | 2-3 PM | HSF 2001J
The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully funded summer overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students. Come learn more about the program and get your questions answered.
The Fulbright program facilitates cultural exchange by supporting grantees as they live abroad for an academic year. This workshop will focus on English Teaching Assistantships and their application process. This workshop is done in collaboration with the Office of National Fellowships.
The Fulbright program facilitates cultural exchange by supporting grantees as they live abroad for an academic year. This workshop will focus on the arts and creative opportunities through Fulbright, such as the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship. This workshop is done in collaboration with the Office of National Fellowships.
You can view past workshops and presentations here.