Tag Archives: NSF

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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A Bronx Approach to Research and Funding

Success in Grant Writing Series Editor’s Note: Welcome to the next installment of our Success in Grant Writing series, which will feature guest blog posts written by Rutgers graduate student winners of prestigious fellowships and grants. If you would like to share … Continue reading

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NSF vs. NIH: Foundation vs. Translation

Hello GradFund Readers! Today, we will be discussing two funders that many of you may be familiar with: The NIH and the NSF. Many research projects may fit multiple funders. This is especially true of research that may have clinical … Continue reading

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Advice from the Archives: Improvement: The “I” in the NSF DD(R)IG

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 your … Continue reading

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Broader Impacts in a Nutshell

The National Science Foundation funds basic science research at the early graduate, dissertation, and postdoctoral stages. The NSF uses two criteria for evaluating funding applications: intellectual merit and broader impacts. In this blog post, I will explain ways in which … 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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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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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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Janice Christensen

Identifying scientific potential is a difficult task, some applicants have all the resources to succeed and others have none. As a student Janice had fallen in the latter category; early on she had been discouraged from pursuing a career in … Continue reading

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Sara McProgress of the NSF

Sorry for the late post! I definitely need to start setting reminders for myself… Sara is an interdisciplinarian who loves the sciences and social sciences; in fact, she double-majored in neuroscience and political science as an undergrad. She also understands … Continue reading

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