Steps to Apply for an Emerson Scholarship


Are you interested in an international internship? If so, follow these steps to complete an Emerson Scholarship application. This page is designed to walk you through every element of the application and serves as a checklist to make sure your final application is complete.

When you have completed all the documents for your application, please print them out and attach them in the order below. Please submit this application packet to the PSGE Center by the deadline. Please also submit an electronic version of your application packet to Godlove Fonjweng at In the subject line of the email, and on the attachment(s), please include your name and the scholarship for which you are applying (Emerson or Duffy). 

1. Scholarship Requirements

Take a look at the scholarship requirements. Make sure you meet the general requirements and understand what it takes to complete an Emerson application.

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2. Emerson Application Cover Page

The Application Cover Page contains information like your GPA, contact information and your advisor. Once you have completed the Cover Page, print and attach to the front of your entire application.

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3. Essay Guidelines

The essay guidelines guide your written proposal. Complete the parts outlined in a Word document and attach them to the final application.

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4. An Official Letter of Acceptance from the Host Organization

Once you have completed any necessary applications for the internship program, you should receive a letter of acceptance from the organization. Print this letter of acceptance and attach it to your final application.

5. A Faculty Recommendation Form

It is important that you work closely with a faculty advisor. You should meet with them prior to giving the form to them and allow them plenty of time to complete it. You can print the form and deliver it to your faculty advisor or send it to them via email. They can then email it to Godlove Fonjweng at or deliver it to the PSGE Center.

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6. Budget Guidelines and Worksheet

The guidelines below will help you develop a budget for your Emerson proposal.  The first Excel tab on the Budget Worksheet shows a sample budget for your reference. Please use the Excel spreadsheet on the second tab of the Budget Worksheet to complete your budget, providing accurate and detailed information regarding proposed expenses. Please print when you are finished. 

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7. Statement of Financial Need

This is a short (1-2 paragraph) piece that explains how you would benefit financially from the scholarship. In a separate word document, answer the questions on the worksheet and attach to your final application packet.

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8. Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Acknowledgement of Risk

It is important to be aware of the risks associated with your internship. This form will ask you to outline any possible risks and determine some specific measures you can take to combat them. Fill out the bulk of the form in Microsoft Excel then print and sign. If you are under 21 years of age, you will need a signature from a parent/ legal guardian. Remember to plan ahead so you don't have to scramble last minute to get it signed!

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10. An Updated Resume

Attach your current resume to the application packet. If you would like some help with your application, pay a visit to Melissa Marietta or Lara Sanford in the PSGE Center.

For any questions, please contact Godlove Fonjweng (431-4414 or or Kirsten Oehl (431 4249 - Feel free to visit them at the PSGE Center as well. To schedule an appointment online, please go to WickWorks. For WickWorks, use your Hartwick email (username) and Hartwick ID (password) to gain access.