Check with the actual fellowship websites for the most current information. Be sure to check with Westminster College’s Fellowship advisor for any fellowships or scholarships that require institutional nomination. It is also a good idea to meet with the faculty advisor before you begin the application process. The list of faculty advisors follows:
The Boren Scholarship - Steve Hurlbut
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship - Bonnie Baxter
The Truman Scholarship - Mike Zarkin
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship - Jeff McCarthy
The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship - Fatima Mujcinovic
The Fulbright Scholarship - Tim Dolan.
The Jacob K. Javits Fellowship - Chris Quinn.
The James Madison Junior Fellowships: Mike Zarkin.
The Marshall Scholarship: Tim Dolan.
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship:Tim Dolan.
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship: Greg Gagne
The Rhodes Scholarship: Tim Dolan
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans: Fatima Mujcinovic.
Don’t forget about the Writing Center. Much of your application will involve writing personal statements and personal essays. The Writing Center will be a great resource for all stages of the writing process. Many colleges and universities have extensive websites full of practical advice on fellowships. A sample is listed below. Read carefully; many offer fellowships that are restricted to their own students.
Willamette University http://www.willamette.edu/dept/saga/applicationprocess/
This is a great site full of useful advice for everything from why to apply to how to get started with writing your personal statements.
Yale University http://www.yale.edu/yalecollege/academics/fellowships/index.html
They have lots of useful advice and fellowship listings.
Cornell University http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/?p=132
They have a database of fellowships; searchable by discipline and deadline.
University of Illinois https://www.grad.uiuc.edu/fellowship/
They have a database of fellowships; searchable by a variety of parameters.