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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

I am an incoming student. Does the Office of Fellowships & Grants provide UP scholarships?

No, the Office of Fellowships & Grants assists current students and alumni with preparing their application(s) for prestigious awards given by other organizations.

Contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about scholarships available to incoming students.

What are the steps for obtaining assistance from the Office of Fellowships & Grants?

  1. Read through this website to gain a better understanding of the opportunities and resources available.
  2. Identify awards that you are interested in applying for. (Visit the Award Recipients pages and the External Opportunities Database to learn about some available scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other awards.)
  3. Email to set up an appointment and meet with the one of fellowship advisors.
  4. Develop your personal statement and application materials with the Office of Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement providing assistance.

Does the UP Office of Fellowships & Grants provide assistance to faculty or staff who are applying for prestigious awards?

No, the Office of Fellowships & Grants focuses solely on students interested in applying for prestigious awards. Contact your dean to find out about resources available in your field.

If you are a faculty member of UP and are interested in applying for a Fulbright, contact Rich Gritta, business.