The project I proposed during GradFund’s Summer Mentoring Program in 2009 is not exactly the dissertation I’ll be defending this summer, but it— and the work I continued to do with GradFund over the next six years— shaped that dissertation and the course of my graduate career. Even as one of the few incoming grad […]
by Biological Sciences
The Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship provides a stipend of $25,000 for doctoral candidates in their final year of dissertation writing. Awards are made to individuals who bring diversity to the academy and show potential for scholarly achievement.
The International Peace Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada. Recipients must agree to return to their home countries after completion of their studies and must have at least one year of coursework remaining.
These awards support women students from developing or middle-income countries currently studying in the United States or Canada. Candidates must have a record of service to women and children, commitment to returning to their home country, and be 25 years old at the time of application.
The STRI Short-Term Fellowship Program provides support for short-term research projects at STRI for 3 months. Awards are primarily for graduate students, but are occasionally given to undergraduate and postdoctoral candidates. Proposals without the support of named STRI advisors are not funded.
Awards of up to $5000 for research that is not supported by other grant funds, or to carry out preliminary research to develop fundable thesis projects. The funds can be used for research assistant support, travel, supplies, or other direct research expenses.
The purpose of this fellowship is to provide support for promising dual degree doctoral candidates who will be performing dissertation research and training in scientific health-related fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs).
Phi Kappa Phi awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Applicants must be members of the honor society, and nominated through their local chapter.
This grant supports the study of and research in ecological restoration, and aims to advance knowledge and increase the numbers of scientists in this field. Preference will be given to projects that include field research conducted in the United States.
The GCA Summer Scholarship in Field Botany provides $2,000 for undergraduates and master’s students to gain additional knowledge and experience through summer field study in botany. The field program may be in North, Central, or South America, with preference given to programs located in the U.S.