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Jan Lopez Wood Fellowship Application


Applicant Information

Gender Identity*
Permanent Address*

Research Interest and Essays

Personal Essay: In the box, in 3200 characters or less, please explain how this fellowship will advance your development as an artist.  Please feel free to include attention to your background, goals and successes to date as an artist.

Project Essay: In the box below, in 6000 characters or less, please describe in detail your proposed project.  Be sure to address the physical properties (medium, technique, format, etc.) and the conceptual dimensions (ideas, themes, concepts) of the work you would like to create.  Also include a budget (not part of the word count limit) outlining how you expect to spend the portion of the fellowship devoted to project expenditures.  Images or diagrams will usually be included as a component of the project proposal.

Applicant Endorsement: By typing your full name into the box below, you are endorsing your application and give Whittier College the permission to access your current academic transcripts. Likewise, you affirm that all of the statements and information on this application are to the best of your knowledge, true and correct.

Application Documents & References

The Application Documents needed are: 

  1. Current Unofficial Transcripts (from all 2 yr and 4 yr institutions you have attended. You can simply submit a PDF of your degreeworks for your Whittier transcript.)
  2. Student Contract
  3. Sponsor Endorsement (make sure you download this and email it to your sponsor.)
  4. Academic Progress Reports: please create a report for each course taken during Spring Module One and Spring Module Two.
  5. If applicable: please do include images that are pertinent to your project proposal.

The Student Contract, Sponsor Endorsement, and Academic Progress Report Forms can be downloaded from the Jan Lopez Wood Fellowship website at the following link: https://www.whittier.edu/fellowships/find/lopezwood

Please download the documents, fill them out, scan and save them ALL as ONE PDF file, and then upload to the designated link below.

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Faculty Research Mentor Recommendation

You have been identified as a person who has agreed to serve as a Faculty Project Mentor for the Whittier College student named above, who is applying for the Jan Lopez Wood Fellowship.

Please use the link below to upload a PDF file of your Sponsor Endorsement for this applicant. You should have received this document from the applicant, but it can also be accessed under the Applying to the Program section of the Jan Lopez Wood website: https://www.whittier.edu/fellowships/find/lopezwood

Please submit your letter by Wednesday March 17, 2021.

Please note: The applicant's application will not be submitted for consideration until you have submitted your letter of recommendation. 

Thank you for your time and your support.

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