Category Archives: Understanding Award Types

Advice from the Archives: Which Award Fits My Graduate Program?

Advice from the Archives Series Note: Occasionally, we dig into the archives to uncover a post we feel holds relevant and timely information worthy of a repost. If you are interested in learning more about research grants and fellowships to support … Continue reading

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The Power of Small Grants (Throwback Thursday)

Series note:  The following post is part of the GradFund Throwback Thursday blog series.  Each week we will repost one of our most popular blog posts from years past. If you are interested in learning more about research grants and fellowships to … Continue reading

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Funding Archival Research (Throwback Thursday)

Series note:  The following post is part of the GradFund Throwback Thursday blog series.  Each week we will repost one of our most popular blog posts from years past. If you are interested in learning more about research grants and fellowships 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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“But I’m Just Starting Grad School”: Applying for Early Graduate Fellowships & Grants

Applying for external grants and fellowships is an integral part of your graduate career. From providing financial support for your education and research, to the prestige of earning recognition for your project, being awarded external funding can have a transformative … 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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Got Places to Go? Funding Your Conference Travel

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.

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