Tag Archives: international research

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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The “Thesis” Variable and the Fulbright-IIE Research-Study Grant

Series Note: GradFund recently conducted an extensive analysis of more than 100 past Fulbright applications in order to better understand what characteristics predict success. Using a number of different statistical techniques, we were able to identify three variables that consistently … Continue reading

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Literature Citations, Literature Reviews, and the Fulbright IIE Research-Study Grant

Series Note: GradFund recently conducted an extensive analysis of more than 100 past Fulbright applications in order to better understand what characteristics predict success. Using a number of different statistical techniques, we were able to identify three variables that consistently … Continue reading

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“Affiliation Depth” and the Fulbright-IIE Research-Study Grant

Series Note: GradFund recently conducted an extensive analysis of more than 100 past Fulbright applications in order to better understand what characteristics predict success. Using a number of different statistical techniques, we were able to identify three variables that consistently contributed … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Catherine Carter With SSRC

Hello everyone! This is Ke (or Coco, if you prefer double syllables :-)) from Guangzhou. I am writing my second post introducing you to my imaginary funder— Dr. Catherine Cater with SSRC.

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Planning for Travel Funding

Does your research require travel to a research site? There are a wide range of grants and fellowships that fund dissertation research at archives, ethnographic work, and scientific training abroad. As such, if your doctoral training will require travel at … Continue reading

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Fulbright Application Process Series: What Goes into a Completed Application

Welcome to the first installment in an occasional series on applying for Fulbright support as a graduate student.  As the Assistant Dean for Graduate Student External Support in the Graduate School-New Brunswick (GSNB), I am the GSNB’s advisor for the Fulbright … Continue reading

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Applying for Fulbright Funding to Support your Graduate Research

A Fulbright is one of the most recognized and prestigious awards available to scholars.  Instituted after World War II, the Fulbright award is designed to support an extended stay overseas and there are many different types of Fulbright awards available … Continue reading

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Time to Plan: The Spring Semester

The funding calendar of external grants and fellowships to support graduate study has a distinct rhythm that we at GradFund know well: Small grants, scholarships, and pre-dissertation research grants have a concentration of deadlines during the early spring semester, but … Continue reading

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SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship 2013 Fields Announced!

The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship provides mentoring and summer research funds for site-specific preliminary dissertation work for students in the humanities and social sciences. The application for this year is now open, with a deadline of … Continue reading

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