Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship Application Instructions

Applications for the 2018 Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship are now being accepted until 5:00 PM Central Time on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

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This page lists the full application instructions. If you still have questions after reading through this page, please e-mail awards@beckman.illinois.edu .


The following four items must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM Central Time on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Late or multiple submissions will not be accepted.

(1) Fill Out Application Form

Applicants must fill out the online application form (NetID and password are required). The form also allows for the electronic submission of your supporting documents: (Curriculum Vitae and Research Plan/Personal Statement).

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(2) Curriculum Vitae

A current curriculum vitae must be submitted as an Adobe PDF file using the upload form mentioned above.

(3) Research Plan/Personal Statement

A description of proposed research project to be pursued. This section should not exceed three single spaced pages, excluding references. The research plan must be submitted as an Adobe PDF file using the upload form mentioned above. A statement must be included in either the letter from the faculty member or the research proposal that indicates the specific role that the student will play in the research. The successful proposal will be understandable to a broad audience.

(4) Letters of Reference

In addition to the above materials, you should request letters of reference from two individuals familiar with your research. Please have your references either e-mail letters to awards@beckman.illinois.edu, or send them on official letterhead and under separate cover to the address below. The deadline for letters of reference is also 5:00 PM Central Time on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. No faxed copies of the recommendation letters will be accepted. Original letters must be mailed to the address below:

Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
405 North Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801 USA


Questions?

Thank you for your interest in the Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship competition. If you still have questions after reading through this page, please e-mail awards@beckman.illinois.edu.