The Application Process

Are you to ready to apply for a scholarship or fellowship? Below is information to help you better understand the application process and the materials that are needed to apply for most awards. Contact NISO for additional information or assistance with your applications.

1. How to start an application

  • Research scholarships on the Web.
  • Attend an information session.
  • Send us an email to for an appointment to discuss your scholarship and fellowship options.

2. Know the benefits of your application experience

The application process will provide long-lasting benefits. You will become more comfortable writing a variety of items, including resumes, personal statements and project proposals, which will serve you well when applying for graduate school, professional school or jobs. You may also gain a deeper understanding of yourself and your goals through the application process.

3. Typical application materials

Required application materials will vary slightly depending on the scholarship or fellowship.

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