Advice and Assistance
Resources are available to assist you in preparing and submitting your application.
Using This Site
How to use the Student Grants Database at Yale University.
How to Register for a Grant or Fellowship.
Online Submittal of Application Materials (Selected Programs Only).
Frequently Asked Questions.
For All Applicants
Guidelines for Fellowship Essay Conferences. Time permitting,
your IEFP fellowship advisers will be happy to read and advise you about your fellowship essays.
Writing Fellowship Essays.
How to ask for and get strong letters of recommendation. Seven
steps to obtaining the best possible letters in support of your application.
Preparing a Fellowship Budget.
For Graduate Students
The Art of Writing Proposals. Some candid suggestions for
applicants to Social Science Research Council competitions, by Adam Przeworski and Frank Salomon.