Tag Archives: fellowships

Proposal Writing 101 (Throwback Thursday)

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

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Grant and Fellowship Bulletin Board

Series note:  Each Friday, we post our electronic bulletin board of grant and fellowship announcements that have arrived in the GradFund office.  This is a great way to keep up to date on new competition announcements.  The newly arrived information is … Continue reading

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Grant and Fellowship Bulletin Board

Series note:  Each Friday, we post our electronic bulletin board of grant and fellowship announcements that have arrived in the GradFund office.  This is a great way to keep up to date on new competition announcements.  The newly arrived information is … 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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Developing Your Research Training Plan

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 … Continue reading

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How to Juggle Funding Applications and Multiple Other Responsibilities: The Fall Application Season

Graduate students, new and advanced, have the task of juggling many responsibilities each semester: coursework, research progress, and professional activities, with a little bit of social time mixed in. Now, while we are in the middle of summer, say your … Continue reading

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Grant and Fellowship Bulletin Board

Series note:  We are pleased to launch the GradFund Grant and Fellowship Bulletin Board.  Each week we will post to our electronic bulletin board the grant and fellowship announcements that have arrived in the GradFund office.  This is a great … Continue reading

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Where to Find Information on Grants and Fellowships as a Graduate Student

Grants and Fellowships represent the majority of funding opportunities for graduate students. Grants supply funding for thesis or dissertation research-related expenses, such as lab supplies, analytic services, or domestic or international travel to archives and field sites. They generally do not … Continue reading

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Take a Minute to Review Formatting Guidelines

In the summer calm before the major funding deadline season this fall, graduate students everywhere are making decisions on what applications they should write and beginning to outline and draft essays. One seemingly minor component of these essays is the … Continue reading

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Relating Your Funder’s Purpose to Your Award Application

So you started working on your award application, but you are unsure of how your research project advances the goals of the funding agency. What do you do? In a grant or fellowship application, you will want to make a compelling … Continue reading

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