Talk to the Director of Student Academic Grants and Awards and to your academic advisors and mentors for assistance and advice. Visit the application process pages on the SAGA website, and see the sites listed below.
The best sources of information are the scholarship foundation sites, many of which have advice on writing the application, interviewing, and FAQ's. Here is a sampling of on-line resources for help with personal statements, interviews, and a general understanding of the process.
"The Road to Rhodes." Article about competing for the Rhodes Scholarship (University of Utah Alumni Magazine).
Great advice from Dr. Ken Brashier (Reed College). Includes Reedies' reports of their application and interview experiences with Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships.
Scholarships Advising office, Kansas State University. Practical, detailed, down-to-earth advice for managing every aspect of the scholarships application process.
Personal Statement for Marshall Scholar application, WPI Transformations, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Advice on personal statements, study proposals, and interview reports culled from experience and a multitude of resources (Willamette University).
--Compiled by Dr. Jane Curlin, Udall Foundation