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Lewis, Vivian; Martina, Camille A.; McDermott, Michael P.; Chaudron, Linda; Trief, Paula M.; LaGuardia, Jennifer G.; Sharp, Daryl; Goodman, Steven R.; Morse, Gene D.; Ryan, Richard M. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2017
Mentors rarely receive education about the unique needs of underrepresented scholars in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. We hypothesized that mentor-training and peer-mentoring interventions for these scholars would enrich the perceived quality and breadth of discussions between mentor-protégé dyads (i.e., mentor-protégé pairs). Our…
Descriptors: Mentors, Biomedicine, Behavioral Sciences, Intervention
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Lindner, James R.; Rayfield, John; Briers, Gary; Johnson, Larry – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe the effects of a graduate student fellowship program on middle school students' attitude toward science and their interest in science. Using a descriptive and correlational research design, data were collected from 588 middle school students (grades 6, 7, and 8). Participants completed a pretest and a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Science Interests
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
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
Mattingly, Richard C. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1957
In response to requests for more accurate and complete information about financial aid for college students, the 'Division of Higher Education, Office of Education, undertook its Student Assistance Project for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information about institutional student financial aid. The present bulletin is the third in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Advisory Committees, Employment, Fellowships
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Rosenberg, Kenyon C.; Drapp, Laureen – Journal of Education for Librarianship, 1975
A questionnaire was sent to 1,510 students who were admitted to various graduate library school programs but who failed to attend in an effort to detect any patterns in student reactions. (PF)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Attendance, Enrollment, Fellowships
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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
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
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
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
Willie, Charles V.; And Others – 1991
The proportion of blacks in graduate school during the 1980s decreased from the proportion in post-college educational programs during the previous decade. To shed light on this phenomenon, a highly motivated group of 146 black scholars who were in graduate school between 1977 and 1985 was studied. All of the subjects were college faculty members…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Faculty, Doctoral Programs