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Dissertation Completion vs. Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities: Being Future-Oriented

If you’re in your final year of graduate study, you may be planning to apply for postdoctoral fellowships. This can be a particularly challenging application to manage, even if you’ve previously had success securing external funding. Here at GradFund Conversations, we’ve recently discussed how … Continue reading

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Pitch a Second Project: Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

To be competitive for a postdoctoral fellowship in the humanities, you will need to describe your plans for a second project. Doctoral students who are still in the process of dissertation writing often find this to be a challenging task. … 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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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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How to Describe Teaching in a Fellowship Application

Applications for external funding competitions occasionally require a teaching statement or personal statement that focuses on teaching. However, even if you have years of classroom experience, it may be challenging to succinctly communicate your effectiveness in the classroom. The following … Continue reading

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Understanding Postdocs with a Teaching or Research Emphasis

Nationally competitive postdoctoral fellowships are a logical next-step for many graduate students, especially those pursuing a tenure-track career. These awards typically fall into two basic categories: those with an emphasis on teaching, and those with an emphasis on research. As … Continue reading

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Give yourself an hour to think about postdocs…

As April begins, graduate students (even those of us who have been doing this for what seems like forever!) begin to shift into end-of-semester mode: Grading exams and term papers begins to take precedence over just about everything else. However, … Continue reading

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