There are several graduate awards that fall into the category of “training fellowship”, with the most popular being the set of the National Institutes of Health’s F31 fellowships. These awards differ from traditional research fellowships in that they are offered to not only support research, but also to promote faculty mentorship that will enhance the student’s […]
As a faculty mentor, you play a crucial role in the development of your student as a scholar and in writing a successful fellowship or grant application. Our graduate students have a much greater chance of success with their applications when their faculty mentors work with them throughout the process. Faculty involvement is essential in […]
As we’ve written here on GradFund Conversations in the past, the summer can be an excellent time to plan, draft, and revise grant and fellowship applications for the upcoming fall deadlines. It might seem early, but the truth is that many competitive grant and fellowship applications have deadlines in the early fall, specifically in September and […]
In the blog post, “Planning for Travel Funding,” we discussed finding grant and fellowship opportunities to fund dissertation research that requires you to travel to a research site. Today, we will discuss obtaining funding to attend conferences.
Short answer questions are an important part of the external fellowship application, therefore, you should put a significant amount of effort into crafting your answers. While presenting a thoughtful and concise response, be sure to demonstrate experiences that support your understanding of and commitment to the goals of the program. Answer the exact question being […]