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Thomas, Sandra P.; Drake-Clark, Donna; Grasso, Maureen; Banta, Trudy – NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 2014
In an era where campus environments were often unwelcoming to women, and there were few women role models, an innovative program funded by the National Institute of Education produced 100% completion by female and minority doctoral students. At a 25-year reunion, the graduates reflected on their program experiences and careers. Reflections were…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Doctoral Degrees, Womens Education
Brubaker, Michael; Brubaker, Dale – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2011
Entering a doctoral program can be an important first step in advancing your career. You will create a network of support that will include professors, intern advisors, and others who will have a vested interest in your success. From this support group will emerge one or more mentors who will guide you to successful completion of your program and…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Career Development
National Science Foundation, 2009
"Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering" provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. Its primary purpose is to serve as an information source; it offers no endorsement of or recommendations…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Employment, Females, Disabilities
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Dawkins, Marvin P. – Journal of Negro Education, 2006
The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program (MDFP) in Florida addresses the issue of under-representation of African American doctorates by adopting a "seamless" approach in supporting African-Americans pursuing a doctoral degree and beyond. The success of the MDFP suggests a need to reconsider graduate support for minority students that…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Minority Groups, Fellowships, Graduate Students
Cox, Virginia B.; Khoury, Bernard V. – 1981
Information is presented on graduate student enrollments, applications for graduate study, availability of assistantships and fellowships, graduate degrees awarded, and stipends for teaching assistants, based on the 1981-1982 Survey of Graduate Enrollment of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)-Graduate Record Examinations Board. Of the survey…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Chemistry, College Applicants, Degrees (Academic)
Cox, Virginia B.; Khoury, Bernard V. – 1982
Results of the Council of Graduate Schools-Graduate Record Examinations Board 1981-1982 Survey of Graduate Enrollment, Part II are presented, based on usable responses from 299 institutions. The survey findings provide information about changes in the pattern of graduate school enrollment and allow comparisons between public and private…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Enrollment Trends, Fellowships, Females
Taylor, Dalmas A.; Henry, J. Marilyn – 1977
This paper summarizes the history, philosophy, and recruitment methodology of the American Psychological Association (APA) Minority Fellowship Program. The aim of the program is participation by ethnic minorities in the development of psychology, both as a practicing art and as a science. The APA received a training grant to provide fellowship…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Behavioral Science Research, Biculturalism, Blacks
White, A. Leslie – 1977
A survey was conducted to obtain accurate information on graduate school enrollments between 1976 and 1977. Enrollment data were gathered from the membership of the Council of Graduate Schools in the United States, which grants 99 percent of the earned doctorates and 85 percent of the Master's degrees. Of the 359 graduate school members, 304…
Descriptors: College Applicants, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Degrees, Enrollment Rate
White, A. Leslie – 1978
A survey of graduate school enrollments provided responses from 309 of the 359 member schools of the Council of Graduate Schools in the United States. Data are provided on 1976 and 1977 enrollments and percent changes in enrollments by discipline area, first-time enrollment, male and female enrollment, and ethnic group enrollment. Percent changes…
Descriptors: College Applicants, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Degrees, Enrollment Rate
Jacobson, Robert L. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1992
A study of long-term doctoral student persistence patterns at Cornell University (New York) indicates students are more likely to complete their degrees, and in less time, if they receive fellowships rather than research or teaching assistantships, especially if fellowships are awarded in the first year. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Comparative Analysis, Doctoral Degrees, Education Work Relationship
Unruh, David; And Others – Graduate Focus: Issues in Graduate Education at UCLA, 1996
This article focuses on issues related to outcomes for doctoral degree recipients and the efforts of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) to develop a coherent and consistent approach to employment tracking. Recent (1994-95) UCLA doctoral recipients (n=893) were surveyed concerning their initial employment placements. The article…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Outcomes Assessment, Databases, Doctoral Degrees
Border, Charles B.; Barba, William C. – 1998
This study examined the relationship between the type, amount, and sequencing of institutional funding for graduate students and students' perceptions of the impact of such financial assistance in their persisting to the completion of degree requirements. A total of 295 Ph.D. recipients from the University of Buffalo in New York who received their…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Assistantships, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Experience
Goldberg, Frank – 1984
Students who were awarded university fellowships for their first year of study at a major research university were compared to nonfellowship students. The students' completion of the Ph.D. and the time required to obtain the degree were assessed. Data for about 3,200 Northwestern University students were analyzed. Three models were developed for…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Comparative Analysis, Competitive Selection, Departments
Melanson, Philip H.; Tenzer, Morton J. – 1970
This report of the findings of 14 years of research in fellowship selection techniques under the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program is organized primarily under research topics, though changes in panel procedures and data processing introduced either on the basis of the research findings or through less formalized experience…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Evaluation, Fellowships, Graduate Students
Lindquist, Clarence B. – 1971
Title IV of the National Defense Education Act (NDEA), passed in 1958, was intended to alleviate an existing and projected shortage of qualified college teachers. This was to be accomplished by means of awarding 3-year fellowships for full-time study to doctoral candidates interested in college teaching, by institutional allowances for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Doctoral Degrees, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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