This blog post includes GradFund’s tips on how to prepare for and participate in our remote meetings via Webex.
How Do I Schedule & Confirm my Meeting with GradFund?
Are you interested in meeting with GradFund? would you like to know how to schedule and confirm your meeting? This is the blog post for you.
Journey through GradFund’s Meeting Types
When scheduling a meeting with GradFund it is important to select the meeting type according to your needs. We have four different types of meetings as described in the post.
Come Plan with Us!- Understanding and preparing for the GradFund planning meeting
How to prepare to meet with a fellowship advisor at Rutgers University, and search for external funding opportunities for graduate school.
What to Expect: Application Review Meeting
I’ve had this experience often: At the end of an exhaustive meeting with a fellowship applicant—after we’ve gone over specific points of structure and tone in minute detail; after we’ve reviewed broader issues of purpose and audience; after we’ve discussed background information on the funder who’s sponsoring the fellowship— the applicant says, with a certain […]
Top Five GradFund Myths (Advice from the Archives)
GradFund services are very popular with Rutgers graduate students. We help students across the disciplines identify and apply for extramural, honorific fellowships and grants. Each year we work one-on-one with over 400 students And yet, when I speak with graduate students, I am surprised by how many misconceptions there are. So, in this post, I will […]
Navigating the GradFund Website
Graduate students at Rutgers have the option of consulting GradFund for advice on external funding, and their first interaction with GradFund will likely be on our website. The GradFund website offers a wealth of resources, but it can sometimes be difficult to focus on what you need. The purpose of this blog post is to […]
Getting the Most out of GradFund’s Website
Last Summer, GradFund rolled out its new website. Some of the site’s most exciting features include resource pages and a chat function. Continue reading this post to see how you can get the most out of our website. Learn No matter what stage of study you are, GradFund’s resource pages, which feature workbooks, articles, advice, […]
GradFund: Our Place in the Funding Universe and Other Rutgers Resources
Here at GradFund, we have the privilege of serving the Rutgers graduate student community in a variety of ways related to the pursuit of external grants and fellowships. Our primary mode of service lies in our individual meeting format where Rutgers graduate students meet with our team of Fellowship Advisors and Peer Mentors, a cohort […]
Using GradFund Over the Course of Your Graduate Study (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 study, be sure to visit the GradFund Database. The project I proposed during GradFund’s Summer […]