Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Writing PhD Statements of Purpose in the Humanities &. Social Sciences


Graduate & Professional Students

Event Time 

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Event Description 

Are you currently applying to PhD programs? A crucial component of your application will be your statement of purpose. This workshop will present guidelines and provide real examples of statements to analyze and discuss. Topics covered will include: determining your fit with particular departments or programs, narrating your intellectual autobiography through your statement, and describing your proposed research interests.

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