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Fellowship Application Universe
Fellowship Application Universe

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Fellowship Application Universe

WPI Office of Sponsored Programs

Elena Glatman

Associate Director, Pre-award ServicesSlide2

Objectives

Provide an overview and help navigating the universe of externally funded opportunities

Demonstrate effective strategies and techniques for

finding

applicable funding opportunities and

applying

to potential sponsors

Explore some of the most popular programsSlide3

Funding Sources for Graduate Students

Private

Federal

Institutional

FundsSlide4

Types of Fellowships

Individual

The graduate student applies to the sponsor as an individual and competes with other graduate students. The award goes to the successful applicant, however, it may be administered in collaboration with the applicant’s institution.

NSF’s

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP

).The graduate student applies with a faculty advisor or faculty sponsor and competes with other graduate students. The award is submitted by, and if awarded, coordinated by the applicant’s institution.

Eg; National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein Awards.

Institutional

Awarded to WPI Departments or WPI Programs that have submitted successful grant proposals to programs such as the Department of Education’s “Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need,” (GAANN) program. Students are selected by the department. Check out WPI

Department of Computer Science’s GAANN

Program:

http

://web.cs.wpi.edu/~

heineman/ht ml/service

_/GAANN

/Slide5
Slide6

Eligibility Criteria

Am I eligible?Slide7

National Science Foundation (NSF)Slide8

NSF

Graduate Research Fellowship Program (

GRFP)

Full Proposal 

Deadline Dates

: November 4, 2013 Engineering; Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering; Materials ResearchNovember

5, 2013 Mathematical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics and AstronomyNovember 7, 2013

Social Sciences; Psychology; STEM Education and LearningNovember 8, 2013Life Sciences; GeosciencesSlide9

Am I Eligible for GRFP?

Categories of applicants that are always ineligible:

Those

who do not hold US citizenship, national, or permanent resident status by the application deadline.

Those who were previously awarded a fellowship from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Program and accepted it.Those who have declined the offer of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and who did not notify NSF by the published deadline for accepting the Fellowship.Those who have earned any graduate or professional degree, except applicants who have completed

a joint BS/MS program and have not completed any further graduate study outside the joint program.Current NSF employees.Slide10

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDIG/DDRI)

The student must be enrolled at a U.S. academic institution, but need not be a U.S. citizen.

Proposals from

women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly

encouraged

The proposal must be submitted by the dissertation advisor(s) on behalf of the graduate student who is at the point of initiating or already conducting dissertation research.Slide11

National Institutes of Health (NIH)Slide12

NIH

Ruth L.

Kirschstein

National Research Service Awards (NRSA)

Individual Fellowships Guidelines and Forms:

http://grants.nih.gov/training/nrsa.htmStandard Due Dates for Competing Applications:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/submissionschedule.htm Deadline for F Series in 2013 April 8, August 8 and December 8.Slide13

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

(NASA)Slide14

NASA

Graduate Student Researchers Program (GSRP) is now known as Graduate Student Education (GSE)

https://

fellowships.nasaprs.com/gsrp/nav

/

Applicants must be U.S. citizens (permanent residents are not eligible). Slide15

Department of Defense

(DOD)Slide16

DoD

http://ndseg.asee.org/

The online application

usually become

available

in September. All materials are due by mid-December 5:00 PM EST deadline. There are four

eligibility requirements: citizenship, discipline, academic status, and the ability to accept the full benefit. You must meet all four requirements in order to be eligible.The NDSEG Fellowship Program is open only to applicants who are citizens or nationals of the United States. Persons who hold permanent resident status are not eligible. Proof of citizenship will be required upon formal offer.Slide17

Department of Homeland Security

(DHS)Slide18

DHS

http

://

see.orau.org/default.aspx

Eligibility:  U.S. Citizens Only. Scholarships are intended for support during your junior and senior years. Fellowships are intended for support to begin during your first or second year of graduate study. Slide19

U.S. Department of StateSlide20

US Department of State

Fulbright (for study abroad)

http

://eca.state.gov/fulbright/fulbright-programs

Fulbright Program for Foreign Students

eligibility varies widely by country. For more information, visit your home country’s Fulbright website at:

http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/Slide21

Department of Energy

(DOE)Slide22

DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (CSGF)

http://www.krellinst.org/csgf/

The DOE CSGF is open to U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens who are planning full-time, uninterrupted study toward a Ph.D. at an accredited U.S. university.  Senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students in engineering and in the physical, computer, mathematical or life sciences are eligible to apply. Fellowship support is available for four years and must be renewed annually.

Application process begins in October

with the opening of the online application system.

For the 2014-2015 academic year

applications due in early January 2014.Slide23

Internal OSP Resources:

http://www.wpi.edu/offices/osp/proposals.html

http://www.wpi.edu/offices/osp/reference.html

Private

Federal

Institutional

OSPSlide24

Search Tools & Strategies

Grants.gov

http://www.grants.gov/applicants/find_grant_opportunities.jspGrantsNet

Funds for Training in the Sciences

http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/funding

International Education Financial Aid (IFEA)http://www.iefa.org/Institute of International Education

http://www.fundingusstudy.org/Funding Opportunities Libguide, including Pivot databasehttp://libguides.wpi.edu/content.php?pid=395982Slide25

Tips for Successful Proposal Submission

Start Early

Follow

Instructions

Do your Homework

Be Clear &

ConciseSlide26

OSP Contact Information:

resadmin@wpi.edu

Main office ext. 5359

Private

Federal

Institutional

OSP

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