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US Congress, 2011
The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-358) was put in place to invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. The table of contents for this Act is as follows: (1) Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents; (2) Sec. 2. Definitions; and (3)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Computation, Research and Development, Innovation
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
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
Adams, Howard G. – 1985
Intended for minority students (American Indians, Black Americans, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans) who may be contemplating graduate study, this guide provides information in a question-and-answer format on the graduate admission process. The following topics are addressed: (1) who should consider a graduate degree (includes a…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, American Indians, Assistantships, Black Students
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
Wilson, Michele S. – 1975
There are several sources which can be used to help finance legal training. Some law schools have money to allocate to their students. When application forms and catalogs are requested, the student should also ask for financial aid information and forms. These may include the Graduate and Professional School Financial Aid Service form which…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Career Planning, Educational Resources, Fellowships
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
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
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Washington, DC. – 1996
This publication is a resource document for developing recommendations concerning the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. This document describes the eight parts of Title IV, "Student Assistance," and the seven parts of Title IX, "Graduate Programs." Title IV covers the following areas: grants to students in attendance…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Economic Factors, Educational Finance
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
Brewer, Julie, Comp. – 1992
Over the years academic libraries have developed various field experience models to supplement traditional library education and provide career development and advancement. To assess the availability of internship, residency, and fellowship programs among its members, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) conducted a survey of its membership…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Career Development, Fellowships, Field Experience Programs
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Gooden, John S.; And Others – Innovative Higher Education, 1994
The West Virginia Graduate College minority faculty fellowship program, which recruits minority doctoral students to the academic profession, is described. Appointed as non-tenure-track faculty, fellows are provided with experiences to acclimate them to the professoriate. Institutional benefits, program strengths and weaknesses, and…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Choice, College Faculty, Doctoral Degrees
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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