Info Sessions & Workshops

Upcoming Info Sessions:

Drop-In Hours Every Monday at Noon

Interested in learning more about Nationally Competitive Awards? Join us for our weekly drop-in session to learn about who we are, what we do, and how we can help you find opportunities that align with your goals. The awards we work on fund a number of things like research, graduate school, and English teaching abroad. Our weekly drop-in sessions are open to anyone, no appointment required. 

Mondays at Noon, Swift 709. 

No registration required!


Goldwater Info Sessions

The Goldwater Scholarship is for STEM students planning to pursue a research-focused PhD in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering. Students are eligible to apply in their second and third years of undergraduate study (third and fourth years for those in five-year programs).

Monday, October 2nd, 3:30-4:30pm, TUC 423

Tuesday, October 3rd, 3:30-4:30pm, TUC 423

ONLINE: Wednesday, October 4th, 12:00-1:00pm

Click here to register!



Truman Info Sessions

The Truman Award provides up to $30,000 in graduate school funding for students interested in a career that will make positive contributions to the public good, or careers in the public sector. The award is open to students of any field that plan to pursue careers in public service. Students are eligible to apply in their third year of undergraduate study (fourth year for those in five-year programs).

Thursday, October 12th, Old Chem 701, 12pm-1pm

ONLINE: Friday, October 13th, 12:00-1:00pm

Click here to register!




Upcoming Workshops:

Fulbright Writing Workshops

Are you planning to apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program? The Fulbright Writing Workshops will help you prepare your most competitive application. In these free workshops, NCA staff will guide students through the entire Fulbright application process, from selecting a country and designing a project, to planning and preparing the application components. The workshops are split into Personal Statement and Grant Proposal sessions. 

Who should register? The workshop is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who intend to apply for a Fulbright ETA or Study/Research Grant in the 2017-18 school year. Students are strongly advised to attend both a Personal Statement and a Grant Proposal session.

Personal Statement Writing Workshops:

Tuesday, June 20th, 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Wednesday, July 12th, 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Thursday, August 3rd, 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm


Register here for the Personal Statement Writing Workshop.

All workshops held in Swift 716


Statement of Grant Purpose Writing Workshops:

Friday, June, 23rd, 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Monday, July 10th, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday, August, 1st, 3:00 pm-5:00 pm 


Register here for Grant Purpose Writing Workshop. 

All workshops held in Swift 716