If there is anything unusual about your timeline, project, or circumstances, please talk about this as well.In addition to reviewing these tips, you may wish to attend an information session before writing your essay.Awards cover either a six or nine month period – be sure that your essay provides evidence that you will stick with the project for that period of time, and that the project has enough depth to keep you engaged during that period.
Be sure to leave yourself enough time to get feedback from these key people before submitting your application.
It is very important that reviewers get a sense of your passion and understanding for your project.
Do not cut and paste from papers or other proposals – it will be obvious to reviewers if you do and it will not convey your own understanding of your research.
Write clearly and in your own voice describing your project and its relationship to research in your field of study.
Be sure to talk about the project itself as well as the educational benefits of the research.