Tag Archives: AAUW

Commitment to Community: It’s a Frame of Mind

Many fellowship and grant funders want to see a commitment to community. In fact, many different permutations of this concept exist within the graduate funding world. The AAUW wants to see a commitment to the issues facing women and girls. … Continue reading

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Commitment to Enhancing Diversity

Several grants, fellowships, and postdoctoral fellowships now explicitly ask applicants to express their commitment to enhancing diversity. The Ford Foundation in particular has among its core goals to increase diversity in the professoriate by supporting not only graduate students who … Continue reading

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Crafting Your Personal Statement (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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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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Personal Statements: Crafting Your Intellectual Biography

Fellowships and scholarships are structured as financial investments in an individual scholar, rather than a specific research project or scholarly endeavor. As such, applications for these types of awards often require a personal statement or personal essay of some sort … Continue reading

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