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The Reviewer’s Perspective:  Insights into an NIH Study Section

The Reviewer’s Perspective: Insights into an NIH Study Section

We are pleased to introduce a new guest blogger, Dr. Carol Lutz. This is part one of a two-part blog on writing fellowship applications. Hello, my name is Dr. Carol Lutz, and I am a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics...
Featured Funder:  Garden Club of America

Featured Funder: Garden Club of America

 Our Featured Funders series is designed to help you learn about important funders that support graduate research and education.  The Garden Club of America offers 28 merit-based fellowships and grants to support graduate work in 12 different areas ranging from...
Featured Fellowship:  ACOR-CAORC Fellowships

Featured Fellowship: ACOR-CAORC Fellowships

  Featured Fellowships are important graduate awards that you may not know about but should.  The ACOR-CAORC graduate fellowships will provide support to students who are working on Near Eastern Studies topics.  You can learn more about the fellowship here.  The...
Interested in Applying for a Fulbright IIE?  How to Get Started

Interested in Applying for a Fulbright IIE?  How to Get Started

The Fulbright US Student Program offers students the opportunity to spend an academic year abroad for a course of study, research or to work as an English Language Teaching Assistant. If you are interested in an experience overseas, and you are a US citizen, I...
The Reviewer’s Perspective:  What You Should Know As You Write Your Application

The Reviewer’s Perspective: What You Should Know As You Write Your Application

  I recently had the opportunity to serve as a peer reviewer for a national fellowship competition. It was an interesting and even enjoyable experience and in this post, I would like to share with you some of the things that I learned while serving as a reviewer....
The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program: Strategies for Writing a Competitive Application

The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program: Strategies for Writing a Competitive Application

The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program is a unique opportunity to apply to spend two years working with a public or private organization committed to advancing the public good and to hiring recent humanities PhDs.  Dr. John Paul Christy, Program Director for Public...
Ford Fellows Roundtable:  Reflections on the Writing Process

Ford Fellows Roundtable: Reflections on the Writing Process

Series note: Building on our recent profiling of the 2015-2016 and  2016-2017 Ford Fellows at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, we are pleased to share with you the fourth and final installment of our four Ford Fellow Roundtables.   The Ford Foundation, through its...
Ford Fellows Roundtable:  Advice for Applicants

Ford Fellows Roundtable: Advice for Applicants

Series note: Building on our recent profiling of the 2015-2016 and  2016-2017 Ford Fellows at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, we are pleased to share with you the third of our four Ford Fellow Roundtables.   The Ford Foundation, through its fellowship programs seeks...
Ford Fellows Roundtable:  What It Means to Be A Ford Fellow

Ford Fellows Roundtable: What It Means to Be A Ford Fellow

Series note: Building on our recent profiling of the 2015-2016 and  2016-2017 Ford Fellows at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, we are pleased to share with you the second of our four Ford Fellow Roundtables. The Ford Foundation, through its fellowship programs seeks...
Ford Fellows Roundtable:  What is Diversity?

Ford Fellows Roundtable: What is Diversity?

Series note: Building on our recent profiling of the 2015-2016 and  2016-2017 Ford Fellows at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, we are pleased to share with you the first of our four Ford Fellow Roundtables.   The Ford Foundation, through its fellowship programs seeks...