On October 20th, 2021 Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP) and Hunter’s Office of Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships co-hosted a virtual workshop to provide tips on applying for scholarships and drafting application essays. Asian American student panelists who have won scholarships also shared their experiences writing personal statements and asking for letters of recommendations.
Stephen Lassonde, Director of The Ruth & Harold Newman Office of Prestigious Scholarships & Fellowships
Linh An. Multilingual Learner Specialist, Hunter College AANAPISI Project (HCAP)
Student Speakers: Hafsah Ansar, Christina Valeros
View the recorded workshop below.Important timestamps:
(start) Stephen Lassonde: What is a fellowship, why apply?
(21:38) Linh An: Mini presentation on scholarship essays as persuasive writings.
(42:34) Hafsah Ansar and Christina Valeros: Student panelists who have won scholarships share their experiences writing personal statements and asking for letters of recommendations.