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Sample Personal Statements

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Sample Fellowship Essays


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PERSONAL STATEMENT HOW-TO-GUIDE

Written in 2017 by Marisa Rubio, Ph.D. 

GRADUATE SCHOOL PREPARATION GUIDE

Written in 2018 by Robert W. Fernandez


Sample Personal Statements

Check these out if you are applying for Graduate Schools in STEM

Sample #1
Written in 2016 by a current graduate student of Rockefeller University studying Neuroscience

Sample #2
Written in 2012 by a current graduate student of Yale University studying Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry

Sample #3
Written in 2016 by a current graduate student of Yale University studying Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Developmental Biology

Sample #4
Written in 2015 by a current graduate student of Yale University studying Neuroscience


Sample Curriculum Vitae

Check these out if you are applying for Graduate Schools in STEM

Sample #1
Written in 2012 by a current graduate student of Yale University studying Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry

Sample #2

Written in 2016 by a current graduate student of Rockefeller University studying Neuroscience


Sample Fellowship Essays

Check out these successful research proposals and personal statements for fellowship applications

1. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

Research Proposals
Biochemistry:  Sample #1Sample #2    
Bioinformatics:  Sample #1
Chemistry:  Sample #1
Neuroscience:  Sample #1
Physics and Astronomy:  Sample #1
Physiology:  Sample #1
Social Sciences:  Sample #1 

Personal Statements
Sample #1,  Sample #2,  Sample #3,  Sample #4,  Sample #5

2. The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

New American Essay
Sample #1,  Sample #2

Career Essay
M.D/Ph.D:  Sample #1,  Sample #2
Ph.D. (STEM):  Sample #1