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Required Application Components

Application Form
List your educational and employment history, any honors or awards you have received, contact information for three recommendation writers, and the research opportunity to which you are applying.

Statement of Purpose
Describe your career goals and how these goals will be benefited by the fellowship.
Limit two pages, 12-point font, single-spaced

Summary of Previous Research
Describe the highlights of your recent research along with a description of how your background will contribute to successful research on one of the Research Opportunities of the OSAF Fellowships.
Limit two pages, 12-point font, single-spaced

Scholarly Productivity
List your publications, presentations, and patents.
Limit two pages, 12-point font, single-spaced

Letters of Recommendation
Three contacts listed on your application form must write and submit letters on your behalf.

Submission Instructions

Follow the instructions below to submit an application:
  1. Complete and sign the Application Form 
  2. E-mail the Application Form as well as your Statement of Purpose, Summary of Previous Research, and Scholarly Productivity documents as separate .pdf files to  
  3. Request those who write your letters of recommendation to submit their letters as .pdf attachments directly to The subject line of their e-mail should include your last name.