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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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Barney, Katelyn – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are still grossly under-represented in Higher Degrees by Research (HDRs) when compared to non-Indigenous students. Developing the pipeline of Indigenous students from undergraduate to postgraduate study remains key to increasing the number of Indigenous students undertaking HDRs. While much of the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Higher Education, Fellowships, Graduate Students
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Lima, Marybeth – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2017
The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research proposals on the basis of two review criteria: intellectual merit (IM) and broader impacts (BI). The intellectual merit criterion is well-established and understood, but the broader impacts criterion, which is focused on the ways in which research can benefit society and/or meet NSF-identified…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Graduate Students, Community Involvement, Workshops
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Cheng, Xiao; Wang, Lin; Guo, Kaihua; Liu, Shu; Li, Feng; Chu, Guoliang; Zhou, Li-Hua – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2011
Postgraduate fellowship training programs are expanding at Chinese universities. This growing cadre of advanced trainees calls for the development of new learning and training models wherein postgraduate fellows have an ample opportunity to teach more junior learners, thereby expanding their own knowledge base and competitiveness for future…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Education, Teaching Assistants, Experimental Teaching
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
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Jaleel, Rana – Academe, 2010
Rightly or wrongly, a language of "firsts" has long permeated graduate student labor at New York University (NYU). In 2002, NYU's graduate student employees were the first in the nation to secure a union contract at a private university. In 2005, they were also the first to lose their contract, precipitating a bitter six-month-long…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Employees, Private Colleges, Labor
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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Halleck, Gene B. – Simulation & Gaming, 2008
This simulation probes what is known as the "foreign" teaching assistant problem. The "problem" can be found at large state universities in the United States where international graduate students are required to earn their scholarships by teaching undergraduate courses and arises because of a combination of issues, including…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Simulation
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Silva, Thais Dutra Nascimento; da Cunha Aguiar, Lucia Cristina; Leta, Jaqueline; Santos, Dilvani Oliveira; Cardoso, Fernanda Serpa; Cabral, Lucio Mendes; Rodrigues, Carlos Rangel; Castro, Helena Carla – Cell Biology Education, 2004
In this study, we analyze the contribution of the undergraduate student who participates in the process of generating scientific data and developing a research project using Brazilian research as an example. Historically, undergraduate students have performed the critical role of research assistants in developing countries. This aspect has been…
Descriptors: Careers, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Research Assistants
Sylvester, Sheila, Comp. – 1981
A guide to financial aid opportunities in higher education that was designed to serve as an information resource primarily for women is presented. The financial aid offerings are divided according to educational level: undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and internships/traineeships. Information is also provided about loans and additional…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Females, Graduate Students, Grants
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
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento. – 1986
California student financial aid policy, trends in financial aid, and specific state-funded financial aid programs in California are discussed. State policy and planning prior to 1975 and developments in state policy in 1975 and in the early and mid-1980s are considered. Trends in financial aid from 1973-1984 to 1984-1985 are addressed, including…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Financial Policy, Graduate Students, Grants
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Postsecondary Research, Information Systems, and Institutional Aid. – 1981
The present scope and operation of New York State's financial aid programs are described, and improvements aimed at the enlargement of educational opportunity are recommended. The state's student financial aid programs (loans and grants) for 1980-81 totaled $1,139.2 million, of which $247.2 million was for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP),…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Students, Educationally Disadvantaged, Eligibility
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