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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
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
Price, Joseph – Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, 2006
I use the introduction of a competitive fellowship program for graduate students to test whether men and women respond differently to competition and whether this response depends on the gender mix of the group. Men experienced a 10% increase in performance in response to the program, with the largest gains for men in departments with the most…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Females, Competition, Program Effectiveness
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Buck, Gayle A.; Leslie-Pelecky, Diandra L.; Lu, Yun; Plano Clark, Vicki L.; Creswell, John W. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2006
Women continue to be underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). One factor contributing to this underrepresentation is the graduate school experience. Graduate programs in STEM fields are constructed around assumptions that ignore the reality of women's lives; however, emerging opportunities may…
Descriptors: Females, Graduate Students, Self Concept, Research Universities
Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., Washington, DC. – 1990
This handbook on the administration of graduate student financial support offers advice on the development and administration of fellowships, assistantships, and loan programs and provides detailed descriptions of the factors that affect these programs, particularly those involving the relationship between the federal government and universities.…
Descriptors: Assistantships, College Administration, Fellowships, Females
Sylvester, Sheila, Comp. – 1981
A guide to financial aid opportunities in higher education that was designed to serve as an information resource primarily for women is presented. The financial aid offerings are divided according to educational level: undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and internships/traineeships. Information is also provided about loans and additional…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Females, Graduate Students, Grants
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
Wilkins, Theresa Birch – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1951
Since the last publication of "Scholarships and Fellowships Available at Institutions of Higher Education" by the Office of Education as Bulletin 1936, No. 10, innumerable requests for current information have been received from school and college officials, parents, high-school and college students, and other persons interested in extending…
Descriptors: Educational History, Student Financial Aid, Access to Education, Fellowships
Ratcliffe, Ella B. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1932
This publication is a handbook of scholarships and fellowships available in colleges and universities of the United States. Information regarding scholarships and fellowships available at institutions of higher learning in the United States is of vital interest to many thousands of students. While several lists of the scholarship offerings for…
Descriptors: Educational History, Student Financial Aid, Access to Education, Paying for College
Ratcliffe, Ella B. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
This compilation of scholarships and fellowships is the second which has been made by the United States Office of Education. The first compilation was published in 1931 and treated the subject in a manner similar to that used in the present bulletin. Information of this type, however, needs frequent revision, as changes are constantly taking place…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, School Statistics, Public Colleges
Farrell, Charles S. – Black Issues in Higher Education, 1989
A shortage of American engineering graduate students, particularly minorities and women, has resulted in the increasing award of research and graduate assistantships to foreign students. The National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering (GEM) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are offering financial encouragement…
Descriptors: American Indians, Assistantships, Black Students, College Bound Students
Goldsmith, Sharon S.; Presley, Jennifer B. – 1999
This report results from an evaluation of the National Research Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship program. The study sought to determine: (1) whether NSF fellows show evidence of more timely degree completion and early career success; (2) whether graduate fellows and minority graduate fellows experience similar education and career…
Descriptors: Awards, Education Work Relationship, Educational Research, Fellowships
Banta, Trudy W.; And Others – 1982
The Experimental Program for Opportunities in Advanced Study and Research in Education was a 3-year training program (1979-82) funded by the National Institute of Education to increase participation in educational research of women and minorities at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. During the third project year, these objectives guided the…
Descriptors: Blacks, Conference Papers, Doctoral Programs, Educational Research
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Wong, Herbert Y.; Sanders, Jimy M. – Sociological Perspectives, 1983
A survey of Doctor of Philosophy graduates of the University of California (Santa Barbara) between 1972 and 1978, suggested (1) that in graduate school, males had greater access to scholarships, assistantships, and faculty sponsorship than females; and (2) that females received more equal treatment in the social sciences than in other areas.…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Doctoral Programs, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education
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Kirkwood, Robert; Uchitelle, Susan – Educational Record, 1977
In a period of declining financial support for graduate study, the Danforth Foundation's Graduate Fellowship Program and the Kent Fellowships have continued to provide financial aid to prospective college teachers. The fellowship experience is analyzed from the standpoints of both the recipients and those involved in the selection process.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Fellowships, Females, Graduate Students
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