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The Scholarship Breakdown

Graduate scholarships are awards that support academic expenses, such as tuition or fees, books, and research costs. They are usually smaller sums of money and are of particular importance for students completing professional and research-based master’s degrees, where little external … Continue reading

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How to Search for Funding Effectively

One of the most common questions that fellowship advisors hear from students is “What can I apply for?” Even with the web resources available for searching, it can sometimes be challenging to find awards that are a great fit with … Continue reading

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Understanding the Review Process

What happens to your application after you press “submit?” Does it disappear into a black box that processes your materials according to some complex algorithm and spits out a list of winners automatically after a predetermined waiting period? Does it … Continue reading

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Understanding an External Award Program

Taking the time to fully understand an award program is a critical part of the application preparation process that novice proposal writers sometimes overlook. GradFund suggests carefully following the multi-step process below before even beginning to draft your application materials. … Continue reading

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Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships: Which Award Fits My Graduate Program?

Merit-based awards for graduate students typically fall into one of three categories: Fellowships, grants, and scholarships. Each type of award supports graduate study in a different way, and each is tailored toward a specific type of graduate program. Knowing which … Continue reading

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