This post provides some tips for finding the most effective ways to select and present personal narratives within funding applications.
This blog post wants to show that there is value in exploring the possibility of applying to postdoctoral fellowships.
In this second post on awards for international students, we expand the scope to think about a diverse amount of examples of external funding opportunities that are open to both US citizens and non-citizens.
Do not miss funding opportunities available for you as an international student! This post highlights many fellowships and grants available for international graduate students.
Overview Typically, dissertation funding may be divided into two separate phases: dissertation research and dissertation writing. Most funders will support either research or writing, not both. Funding to support dissertation writing frequently comes in the form of a fellowship that provides a stipend to support your living expenses and free you from work obligations as you […]
*This blog is in preparation for GradFund’s upcoming Applying to the NSF workshop The National Science Foundation funds graduate students every year in a wide array of disciplines, from cultural anthropology to biomedical engineering. Awards are available for almost every level of graduate study, whether it be applying for the Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) during […]
On August 27, 2018, the National Science Foundation published a “Dear Colleagues” letter announcing a supplemental source of funding for principal investigators to help provide non-academic research experience to their graduate students. The INTERN program, as it is called, is geared at increasing the competitiveness of STEM workforce in the US. This program is a […]
Looking to apply for the Social Science Research Council’s International Dissertation Research Fellowship (SSRC IDRF)? Recently, GradFund hosted an information session on the IDRF presented by its Program Director Daniella Sarnoff. The presentation provided a wealth of information on what SSRC reviewers are looking for as they assess the applications. Check out part one of […]
At Rutgers, we recently had a visit from the program officer of one of the most prestigious fellowship awards for which we help graduate students apply: the Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship. The IDRF supports 9-12 months of continuous, on-site dissertation research in countries outside the United States. Consistently among the most […]
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 for graduate research. Below are some grants to consider if you are not eligible or […]