Fellowships for Young Alumni

Presented on: Tuesday, December 3rd at 12:30 PM EST

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Looking to enhance your career trajectory or pivot to a new industry? We encourage you to consider applying for a fellowship. A fellowship is a post-graduate opportunity to develop expertise in a given field - through cultural immersion, independent research, English teaching, or funded graduate education. The Office of Fellowships works closely with young alumni to develop competitive fellowship candidacies. During this webinar, you will find out about a number of popular fellowships (e.g. Rhodes, Fulbright, Gates-Cambridge, Luce, Knight-Hennessy, and more), what makes for a competitive application, and how to work with the Office of Fellowships to maximize your competitiveness. Key Takeaways: - Discover a number of fellowship opportunities - Learn about what makes an application competitive - Find out how the Office can support your application development About the Presenter: Lauren Tuckley is currently the Senior Associate Director of the Office of Fellowships, Awards, and Resources at Georgetown University, a role she has served in since 2011. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, summa cum laude, from Midwestern State University in her hometown of Wichita Falls, TX. After her undergraduate degree, Ms. Tuckley pursued a certificate in existential psychotherapy from The New School of Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling in London. She then when on to earn her Master of Arts in social and public policy at Georgetown University, where her thesis centered on how social stratification impacts the national collegiate undergraduate attrition rate. Ms. Tuckley is currently a Ph.D. student in Writing and Rhetoric at George Mason University where her research focuses on the rhetorical pedagogy of personal statements. In 2016, she was the recipient of a Fulbright International Education Administrators award to Korea. Ms. Tuckley was appointed, and currently serves, as the Communications Director for the National Association of Fellowship Advisors (2015 – present).