Additional Writing Support
In addition to writing support offered by ELSO, international graduate and professional students may take advantage of these additional writing support services available at Cornell.
CHEC - Cornell Help for Engineering Communication
The Cornell Engineering Communications Program maintains a website with useful information pertinent to writing and presenting in engineering fields. To learn more about writing abstracts and literature reviews, including equations in your writing, formatting presentation slides, and writing captions for visuals, among other topics, click here.
Graduate Writing Service
Offered by the Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines, the Graduate Writing Service offers individual consultations by trained peer tutors on any type of writing and on teaching materials. The GWS is available to all graduate and professional students, and is sponsored by the Graduate School. Learn more about this tutoring service here. To make a GWS appointment, click here.
Resources for Writing Competitive Fellowship Applications
The Graduate School offers a series of fellowship prep workshops, consultation, peer review, and an informative website. Among other graduate “survival skills” information, this site includes a section devoted to identifying fellowships for which you are eligible, a template for preparing a first draft of a fellowship application, strategies for getting strong letters of support, pitfalls to avoid, and tips from successful applicants.