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Hamel, April Vahle; And Others – 1994
This guide for prospective graduate students offers information on funding graduate study in the United States and abroad through scholarships, loans, and other programs. The first chapter treats graduate degrees generally; types of financial aid, particularly institutional aid; and strategies for application success. The second chapter begins the…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Doctoral Dissertations, Eligibility, Fellowships
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
Cox, Virginia B.; Khoury, Bernard V. – 1981
Information is presented on graduate student enrollments, applications for graduate study, availability of assistantships and fellowships, graduate degrees awarded, and stipends for teaching assistants, based on the 1981-1982 Survey of Graduate Enrollment of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)-Graduate Record Examinations Board. Of the survey…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Chemistry, College Applicants, Degrees (Academic)
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
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
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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
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
Anderson, Raymond B.; Sanderson, Allen R. – 1982
An agenda for research on financial issues in graduate education is proposed for the National Commission for Student Financial Assistance, based on the stipulations of Public Law 96-374, Section 491, part (7)(A). Research needs are as follows: (1) to determine the extent to which students may be dissuaded from pursuing graduate education on…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Assistantships, Disadvantaged, Federal Aid
Froomkin, Joseph – 1983
The budgets of graduate and professional students were estimated, and the way that students met these expenses were analyzed. The average expenses of a student in graduate school in 1980-1981 were estimated to be $8,990, while the estimate for professional students was $10,550. It was estimated that roughly 10 percent of the amount spent by…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Federal Aid, Fellowships, Graduate Students
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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
Millett, Catherine M.; MacKenzie, Susan – 1995
This paper provides an overview of graduate education financial aid statistics and the results of a study designed to compare minority and white graduate students' chances of receiving various forms of financial aid by virtue of a range of background characteristics. The study, which sought to replicate earlier research by Malaney (1987), is based…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Assistantships, Citizenship, Doctoral Degrees