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Radwin, David; Conzelmann, Johnathan G.; Nunnery, Annaliza; Lacy, T. Austin; Wu, Joanna; Lew, Stephen; Wine, Jennifer; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report presents selected findings about student financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year. These findings are based on data from the 2015-16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16), a nationally representative sample survey of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled any time between July 1, 2015, and June 30,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Paying for College
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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
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Rock, JoAnn Leah; Adler, Rachel M. – ETS Research Report Series, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways in which universities use the "GRE"® General Test scores to award merit-based fellowships to first-year graduate students in doctoral programs. While GRE use in fellowship award decisions is a common practice, there is very little validity evidence to support its use in this context.…
Descriptors: Scores, Decision Making, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study
Kraus, Lewis E.; Henke, Robin R.; Nevill, Stephanie; Linnard, David; Pflueger, Jeff; Mattox, Tiffany – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2008
The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) sponsors four graduate fellowship programs: the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) fellowship program, the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship program, the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) fellowship …
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Federal Programs, Fellowships, Expertise
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
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
Foster, Penny; And Others – 1975
A survey launched in 1972 to continue to provide a national data base on financial aid to graduate students in sciences and engineering yielded statistics based on a 100 percent response rate from 6,559 master's and doctorate departments in 339 institutions awarding science and engineering doctorate degrees, including 104 separate medical schools.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Trends, Engineering Education, 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
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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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DeBord, Larry W.; Millner, Steven M. – Equity and Excellence, 1993
Presents the case study of the educational experiences of African-American graduate students at the University of Mississippi using information from a survey responded to by 158 graduate students. At this university, nonservice fellowships and tuition waivers are offered to African-American graduate students. Results highlight differences in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affirmative Action, Black Students, Case Studies
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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