Resources for MLL Students

Writing Specific Resources

The Sonoma State University Writing Center site has many, many resources available under resources. From tips on taking writing exams to handouts on punctuation, the resources link has numerous resources for students to use.

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University is a comprehensive site with a treasure trove of resources. Students can find assistance for specific grammar problems and punctuation. They also present information on writing for different audiences, summarizing and paraphrasing, and much more.

This Advice on Academic Writing website, compiled by Dr. Margaret Proctor of the University of Toronto, presents a wide variety of information on academic writing including general writing advice such as the differences between high school and college writing, using sources, and discipline specific writing.

Scholarship Resources

Sonoma State University has a scholarship office located in Stevenson Hall. Filling out and submitting one application gives you access to over 400 potential scholarships through SSU. They also have a page that links to many other public scholarship databases. Be sure to check out one of the MLL Program’s scholarship workshops for info and tips on filling out this application. Note: The deadline for the 2014-15 school year has passed.

UC Berkeley's Scholarship Connection lists over 400 scholarships. The database is searchable by name, deadline month, underrepresented group, or eligibility criteria. Many scholarships are limited to Bay Area/North Bay residents. For assistance navigating the site, feel free to make an appointment with an MLL tutor by calling 707-601-4401.