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The Graduate School Funding Handbook 9780812214475

The Graduate School Funding Handbook

ISBN-10: 0812214471
ISBN-13: 9780812214475
PUBLISHER: University of Pennsylvania Press
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Product Description: The Graduate School Funding Handbookis a comprehensive, easy-to-use manual that is designed to guide students through the intricate process of applying for graduate school funding in the United States as well as abroad. April Vahle Hamel, along with Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick, authors of the highly successfulAcademic Job Search Handbook, offer both undergraduate and graduate students step-by-step strategies to apply for institutional financial aid, external grants and fellowships, individual fellowships, and specific programs and opportunities. Practical chapters address topics including: --Institutional financial aid: tuition scholarships; work-study; loans; fellowships; and teaching, research, and graduate assistantships --External grants and fellowships: resources, computerized searches, and types of funding --Individual fellowships: government, military, corporate, and minority fellowships --Specific programs and opportunities: study and research abroad, research grants, dissertation fellowships, and postdoctoral fellowships --Application strategies: tips on writing proposals and getting good references Whenever possible, each grant description includes: --The full name of the grant or fellowship program --The sponsoring agency, address, and phone number --Deadline for application --Award notification procedure --Number of awards made --Average number of applications --Award amounts --How to get an application form --The purpose of the award and any restrictions --The award length --Applicant eligibility and requirements Descriptions of fellowship opportunities include: National Hispanic Scholarships, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships, Jacob K. Javits Fellowships, Fulbright Grants, National Security Education Fellowships for Foreign Language and Area Studies, Rotary Fellowships, Presidential Library Grants, American Association of University Women Fellowships, National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowships.The Graduate School Funding Handbookis an essential reference for junior and senior undergraduate students who are considering graduate work, graduate students, academic deans, faculty, career counselors, and librarians.

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PAGES: 208
CATEGORY: Study Aids

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