Applicant Resources

AHF has designed resources to provide applicants general support for students and recent alumni interested in or already completing the early stages of preparing applications for one or more fellowships. Specific guidelines, timeline, and criteria may vary by fellowship or award.

Writing Resources – general tips for drafting competitive essays and statements.

Campus Interviews  process for preparing for USC campus interviews for nomination, endorsement, and/or feedback.

Letters of Recommendation – guidelines for what faculty and staff should include when writing a letter for an applicant and what applicants should consider when requesting letters of recommendation.

Pre-Departure Travel Information, U.S. Department of State (Spring 2018) – the State Department provided updated travel information for general considerations prior to and during a study abroad experience, which includes international fellowship placements such as Boren or Fulbright.