Graduate Writing Center Assistance with Fellowships, Grants, or Other Application Essays

Writing a fellowship, grant, or other application essay? We encourage you to use Graduate Writing Center appointments to work on your fellowship essays as well as other application documents. Our writing consultants are familiar with Graduate Division fellowships (research mentorship and dissertation year) as well as many extramural fellowships.

To make a free 50-minute appointment, please use our online appointment system:

The GWC offers free writing appointments to all registered UCLA graduate and professional school students.

The Graduate Writing Center is also hosting fellowship drop-in hours for the winter quarter.

Virtual drop-in fellowship will take place via zoom through week 10 (March 8th – 12th). 

Mondays, 3 – 5 PM
Tuesdays, 3 – 5 PM

Thursdays, 6 – 8 PM

If you would like to attend the drop-in, please email  to receive the zoom information.

Learn more about our fellowship drop-ins at

You may work on any academic or professional writing, including but not limited to:

  • fellowship/grant essays
  • course papers
  • articles for publication
  • thesis and dissertation drafts
  • proposal and prospectus drafts
  • oral presentations
  • abstracts  
  • job application materials

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