In this post, a graduate student in the Department of History at Rutgers, Catherine Babikian, describes how applying for grants and fellowships allowed her to carry the necessary archival research to complete her dissertation.
Proposal Writing Advice
Proposal Writing Advice
Title: Guest Blog Post Series: Grant Writing as Dissertation Writing – Advice from an Archival Researcher
Theater researcher, Nicole Sheriko, describes how applying for external funding has enabled her to advance her research and provides advice for other graduate students applying for grants and fellowships.
Guest Blog Post Series: Applying for the GRFP from the NSF
In this post Ph.D. Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Kathryn Coniglio, describes her experience applying for the NSF GRFP and talks about the importance of signposting in your application to guide reviewers through your statements.
Guest Blog Post Series: Do Your Best and Ignore the Rest: My Advice for Navigating Fellowship Applications
Are you in the earlier stages of your Ph.D. program and planning to apply for external funding? In this post Graduate Student, Amanda Williams provides students with advice on how to manage several applications during your pre-dissertation years.
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: 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.
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.
The Power of Specificity: How to Incorporate Expertise Into your Grantwriting
This post looks at ways to emphasize what is unique about your academic and scholarly background in your grant applications, instead of relying on generalized statements.