Category Archives: Funder and Award Spotlight

Applying for the Fulbright IIE: GradFund Conversations Roundup

Are you considering applying for Fulbright IIE Fellowship this season? If so, please contact Assistant Dean Teresa Delcorso immediately to receive critical information about the application process. Please also review the following blog post from GradFund’s analysis of over 100 … Continue reading

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Becoming Fulbright Competitive

If you are a U.S. citizen and you plan to apply for funding to support overseas research, now is the time to consider whether a Fulbright fits with your plans. The Fulbright-IIE competition for the 2017-18 year has opened and … Continue reading

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Pitch a Second Project: Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

To be competitive for a postdoctoral fellowship in the humanities, you will need to describe your plans for a second project. Doctoral students who are still in the process of dissertation writing often find this to be a challenging task. … Continue reading

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What We Mean by “Start Early”

At GradFund we often tell students about the benefits of “starting early” when it comes to working on fellowship and grant applications, but what does that really mean? How early is early enough? Read on for a sample month-by-month breakdown … Continue reading

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Applying for Funding in the Humanities: Advice from a Fellowship Adviser

With the spring semester in full swing, now is a good time to start planning ahead for the fall application deadline season. For students in the humanities, it is important to be aware of your external funding award options. To … Continue reading

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Searching for Fellowship and Grant Opportunities

Thinking about search for funding opportunities, but aren’t sure where to look? This past summer our Fellowship Advisors offered some expert tips on searching the GradFund Database and navigating Pivot, two excellent resources for finding fellowship and grant opportunities. Check out their advice, spend … Continue reading

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ACLS/Mellon Completion Fellowship: Wrapping It Up

Hello again, GradFund Conversations readers! Today we will be spotlighting another great opportunity: the Andrew W. Mellon Completion Fellowship administered by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), also known as the ACLS/Mellon Completion Fellowship. As the name would suggest, this … Continue reading

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The American Association of University Women: Empowering Opportunities

Hello, GradFund Conversations readers! Today, we are going to provide some information on opportunities funded and administered by the American Association of University Women, or the AAUW for short. The AAUW is a nationwide organization of members and contributors that … Continue reading

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Grants and Fellowships for Students in the Allied Health Fields

Graduate students in the Allied Health fields represent a wide range of professions that are trained to provide health services. There are a number of national fellowship programs and independent organizations that provide funding for Allied Health graduate students. Programs … Continue reading

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Funding in Engineering – Advice from a Fellowship Advisor

There is funding available at each stage of graduate study for students of engineering. The funding opportunities vary, as with any other field, based on personal information, field of study, and research site, amongst other criteria. Graduate Student Fellowships: Early … Continue reading

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