Developed by Monica Clark '01
All applications, from my experience, requires either explicitly or implicitly answers to three main questions. Be sure you cover all three in your personal statement or project proposal.
This question is usually covered in requests for a project statement or proposal. Be sure you address the following:
This question usually focuses on what your past experience has been and what your goals include. Make sure you do the following:
This question is almost always implicit, but make sure you address it! People who are giving money or opportunities want to know that it will benefit more than just you. Sometimes this can be worked into questions about future career or academic goals. Even if you are not sure what the benefits will be or what you will do when you are finished, show that you have at least thought about it.