Exploring fellowship Opportunities: How to Position Yourself as a strong applicant

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 12 pm (Central)

Interested in learning more about national fellowship programs like the Fulbright, Schwarzman, and Knight-Hennessy, as well as various British awards for graduate study?

fellowshipsJoin us for an informative webinar hosted by the College Center for Research and Fellowships (CCRF) for insights into these exciting programs and how you can position yourself as a strong applicant.
During this webinar, you’ll learn the following:

•    Specific information about scholarship programs
•    Funding opportunities for research, graduate study, and international engagement
•    How CCRF supports alumni in applying for awards
•    Why recent alumni are competitive candidates
•    How to begin the application process




Join us and learn how to prepare a strong application for fellowship programs like the Fulbright, Schwarzman, and Knight-Hennessy!


About the Presenter:  
picture-592-1459370706Nichole Fazio is the founding Director of the College Center for Research and Fellowships (CCRF), the first center at the University of Chicago dedicated to supporting College students in their research activities and applying to nationally competitive fellowships. She is also a College lead on undergraduate research initiatives in the arts and humanities. Previous to her appointment at Chicago, Nichole held a similar position at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), where she built its first Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships and helped University leadership institutionalize undergraduate research. There she also taught honors courses in the History of Art and co-designed and led the Haslam Scholars' research-based summer program at the University of Edinburgh. She began her career in undergraduate research and national fellowships at the University of Washington (UW) as the Assistant Director for both the Undergraduate Scholarship Office and Undergraduate Research Program, helping to design and launch its Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities.
Nichole was twice honored by the University of Washington for excellence in undergraduate education and in 2014 received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising (UTK), an award given to six members of UTK's faculty and staff. She is also the co-author of The Best Scholarships for the Best Students with Dr. Jason Morris and Donald Asher (Peterson’s Publishing, 2010).
Nichole completed her doctorate in the History of Art at the University of Oxford, where she was a postgraduate fellow at Trinity College and supported through the Oxford Overseas Research Fellowship scheme (ORS). Her scholarship focuses on 19th-century British photographer Julia Margaret Cameron and her visual treatment of poetry, particularly that of Alfred Tennyson. Additional teaching and research interests include the Pre-Raphaelites, early British Symbolism, and women artists in late 19th-century Britain.
Specializes in undergraduate research and postgraduate, open discipline fellowships, including: Marshall, Ertegun, Rhodes, Gates-Cambridge, Churchill, Mitchell, Knight-Hennessy, Yenching, and Schwarzman; research focused opportunities including the Goldwater, Astronaut, Carnegie, and NSF GRFP for undergraduate candidates; and is the UChicago FPA for the Fulbright Scholar (Faculty) and Post-Doc programs. Additional expertise in UK/IRE graduate study opportunities.





young-alumni-career-development-series--1-Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 12pm (Central)
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Online

Note: This webinar will not be recorded

Event Contact

Linda Pantale
Associate Director, Career Development
UChicago Alumni Association Contact