I got this as well, and second most of what the user above said. Except I split up my "progress to date" a little bit among my chapter descriptions--as in, I put in a line at the end of each chapter description about how far I was along with it, or when I planned on finishing it.
Just wondering...has anyone ever had second thoughts about taking this fellowship? Because there's no turning back, even if there's no good position waiting at the end of it, right? So graduation is going to happen, no matter what. I talked to my adviser, who thinks a firm deadline is actually a positive, and that you just can't time the job market that way.