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van der Haert, Margaux; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Emplit, Philippe; Halloin, Véronique; Dehon, Catherine – Studies in Higher Education, 2014
In this article, the determinants of "time to dropout" from doctoral studies and "time to PhD completion" are studied using a discrete-time competing risks survival analysis for a sample of 3092 doctoral candidates from the Université libre de Bruxelles. Not surprisingly, results show that students supported with research…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Graduate Students, Time to Degree, Financial Support
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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
ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 2001
This CRitical Issue Bibliography (CRIB) Sheet contains selected citations for research related to graduate fellowships and a listing of some of the many tools available to aid students in identifying and applying for graduate fellowships. The citations are grouped into these categories: (1) History of Fellowships; (2) Research on Graduate…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Fellowships, Financial Support, Graduate Students
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
Wilson, Michele S. – 1975
This guide suggests that minority applicants to programs in management can seek financial aid from several sources: the business school to which application is made, the financial aid office at the university to which application is made, National Direct Student Loans, and College Work-Study programs. Foundations, professional associations, state…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Business Education, Educational Resources, Fellowships
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Walsh, John – Science, 1970
Descriptors: College Science, Enrollment Trends, Federal Government, Fellowships
Reitz, J. Wayne – 1970
This paper discusses the trends in Federal support for doctoral education from 1960-1971. The peak of Federal support was in 1968-69, with funds for fellowships decreasing significantly in the ensuing years. Because of cuts in Federal R&D expenditures many of the new doctorates are no longer as easily absorbed by the job market as in previous…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Federal Aid, Fellowships, Financial Support
Holmstrom, Engin I.; Sharp, Laure M. – 1970
This report summarizes findings of the second phase of a study designed to evaluate how well the NDEA Title IV Graduate Fellowship Program has achieved 1 of its stated objectives: to increase the number of well qualified college and university teachers by providing up to 3 years of financial aid to doctoral students preparing for academic careers.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Doctoral Programs, Fellowships, Financial Support
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Malaney, Gary D. – Research in Higher Education, 1987
Characteristics of new students who received fellowships, assistantships, and loans at a large public research university in the Midwest are discussed. The purpose was to determine which of the characteristics led to an increased likelihood of receiving support: undergraduate grades, GRE scores, gender, ethnicity, citzenship, age, and field of…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Fellowships
Crawford, Harold R. – Agricultural Education Magazine, 1973
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Colleges, Fellowships, Financial Support
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. – 1980
Data are presented on the financial support of full-time graduate students in each of four divisions in each Ontario university in this eighth in a series of annual reports which commenced with the 1971-72 academic year. Data are presented in tables, with little narrative analysis. Tables show: number of full-time graduate students registered…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Full Time Students
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. – 1970
This report summarized statistical data on graduate student support, postdoctorals, and graduate faculty as of fall 1969 in 224 doctorate granting institutions applying for traineeship grants from the National Science Foundation for 1970. These 224 include virtually all U.S. doctoral granting institutions. Information is presented on: (1) graduate…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Enrollment, Faculty, Fellowships
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
Heller, Scott – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1986
Recognizing that today's graduate student is tomorrow's professor, some institutions have begun working to convince minority-group members that faculty careers will be prestigious, rewarding, and available. Their efforts center on increased financial support in the form of graduate and postdoctoral fellowships. (MLW)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Black Students, Career Choice, Career Development
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New York State Univ. System, Albany. – 1977
A random sample of 5,010 master's degree and 4,930 doctoral students was surveyed at 29 New York state public and independent higher education institutions. A questionnaire was administered, and a usable return rate of 42.6 percent was achieved for independent colleges, 33.4 percent for the State University campuses, and 35.3 percent for the City…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Fellowships, Females, Financial Support
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