Writing Center

Click on the following buttons to check out example CV and writing statements for various program applications and fellowships.

We are accepting submissions to be used as example graduate school application and fellowship materials! Please submit graduate school materials here and fellowship materials here.
It is greatly appreciated!

Please understand that ​the Científico Latino team cannot provide individualized feedback on application materials, including personal statements for graduate school, post-baccalaureate, or REU applications. If you would like support in applying to graduate school, please check out our graduate school mentorship initiative (GSMI).


Cientifico Latino Guides

What are they? How do I apply?

Written 2020 by Yessica Santana

Everything you need to know to start applying to STEM graduate school programs.


Written in 2020 by George Iskander

What is it and how to write one?

Written 2017 by Marisa Rubio, PhD


Graduate School Personal Statements


STEM Summer Research Program Statements


Sample #1
Written by Kenyon College undergraduate 

Sample #2

Written by Yale University undergraduate


Sample #3

Written by Yale University undergraduate


Sample #1
Written by Yale University undergraduate


Sample #1
Written by University of Georgia undergraduate



NSF-GFRP: See our blog post on how to write a successful NSF-GFRP application. For more examples and support for the NSF-GFRP, check out this list of examples and website both maintained by Alex Lang.