Yudof Fellowship: Summary

Deadline: 12 Noon, November 8, 2017

What do I need to Apply?

The following is a summary of the information you will need to complete the electronic application.

Section 1: Applicant Information
  • Name, email address, student ID, program
  • Confirm eligibility
  • Indicate human/animal subjects use, if applicable to research
Section 2: Application

Education Statement

Research Proposal

  • Maximum two-pages, single-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins.  Key references, diagrams or pictures may be included (but they are not required) on a single additional appendix page (no formatting requirements).
  • At the top of the proposal: Include a working title for your research project and a 100-word abstract that articulates the interdisciplinary aspects of your work, and includes an explicit statement of the science policy and ethics content.
  • Your research plan should describe the work already completed, the current status of your research, and what you will be working on during the fellowship year.
  • Describe your research in terms that are accessible to the non-specialist.
  • If your research is part of a larger group project, be specific about your role and independent contribution.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Maximum two-pages, single-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins.
  • Focus on activities relevant to your research, publications, presentations, academic accomplishments & awards.


UMN Graduate transcript

  • Unoffical transcript with explanation of any incomplete grades.


If applicable
IRB/IACUC documentation for human/animal subjects

Section 3: Recommenders
  • Two letters of recommendation (first recommender should be major advisor)
  • Letters are due by the deadline.
Section 4: Save/Update/Submit or Request Letters
  • Electronic signature, copy of application and letter request options
  • Send electronic letter requests to recommenders well in advance of the application deadline.