Anna Giarratana, a physician-scientist in training in the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Princeton University MD/Ph.D. program narrates her experience applying for external funding
Guest Blog Post Series: Rutgers’ One Stop for Preparing Competitive Fellowship Application
Are you a Ph.D. student in a scientific field applying for funding? In this post, Vrushank Bhatt writes about his research on lung cancer and his journey in applying for funding.
Guest Blog Post Series: Give Yourself Enough Time
In this post, NIH F31 awardee Laura Lesnewich briefly shares her steps and recommendations for applying for research funding.
Guest Blog Post Series: How Fellowships Are Helping Me Prepare for A Career In Biomedical Research
How can graduate students improve their external funding applications? Nisha Singh, a Ph.D. candidate in Molecular Biosciences, recommends starting early and asking for feedback.
Guest Blog Post Series: It is Worth Applying Twice
Trying to decide if you should reapply for that fellowship or award? Tamar Lichter, Ph.D. student in Mathematics at Rutgers provides you with a few reasons why you should try again.
Guest Blog Post Series: Humanities Fellowships: Pre-drafting Advice and How to Begin
Recent Ph.D. Caro Pirri shares her experiences and approach to applying for external funding, and how she made use of GradFund services to create competitive materials.
Title: Guest Blog Post Series: Reflections from a Recent Ph.D., Part II
Rafael Vizcaíno, Ph.D. in Comparative Literature shares his experiences applying for external funding in graduate school, and his recommendations for other graduate students who are planning or are already in the process of applying.
Title: Guest Blog Post Series: Reflections from a Recent Ph.D., Part I
Rafael Vizcaíno, Ph.D. in Comparative Literature shares his experiences applying for external funding in graduate school, and his recommendations for other graduate students who are planning or already in the process of applying.
Guest Blog Post Series: How to Structure a Dissertation Research Grant Proposal
Ph.D. history student and winner of the SSRC International Research fellowship offers advice on what goes into a dissertation research proposal.
Inside the Mind of a Fellowship Advisor: Understanding the Application Review Meeting
This post describes the GradFund Application Review meetings from the perspective of a Fellowship Advisor.