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Qualifying for a Public Service Fellowship

Questions to Consider  

  • Do you plan on pursuing graduate studies? If so, what kind?
  • Which faculty advisors know you and your work best?
  • What academic work (research project, independent study, substantial paper, honors thesis) have you done or plan to do?
  • Are you mainly interested in government fellowships and future employment?
  • Are you mainly interested in environmental fellowships and future employment?
  • Which of your activities best demonstrate your commitment to your local, home or campus community?
  • Which of your activities best express your values and talents?
  • In what ways have you demonstrated leadership?