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Alternative grants for STEM graduate students

Alternative grants for STEM graduate students

Although the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31 grants are two of the most well-known research fellowships for STEM graduate students, they are not the only sources of substantial...
Funding in Engineering – Advice from a Fellowship Advisor (Advice from the Archives)

Funding in Engineering – Advice from a Fellowship Advisor (Advice from the Archives)

Advice from the Archives Series Note: Occasionally, we dig into the archives to uncover a post we feel holds relevant and timely information worthy of a repost. If you are interested in learning more about research grants and fellowships to support your graduate...
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...
Demystifying the NIH F31: Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award

Demystifying the NIH F31: Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award

In my time at Rutgers, I have seen substantial confusion, and perhaps some intimidation, regarding the NIH F31 award. The F31 is highly prestigious, and it is a great mark on your resume/CV when applying for academic, industrial, or government positions. The goal of...
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...