NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 91 to 105 of 130 results Save | Export
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
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1991
The United States House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education met for 3 days for a hearing, one of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, on this occasion to hear testimony on that Act's Title IX. Title IX focuses on identifying and providing assistance for students to pursue graduate…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation
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
Teichler, U.; And Others – 1990
This book provides the results of a study of recipients and renonces (those who declined the fellowship) of European Community (EC) science and engineering fellowships between 1968 and 1988 and a study of fellows who participated in the International Scientific Cooperation (ISC) Programmme, also sponsored by the EC. The first study is based on…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Engineering Education, Fellowships, Graduate Students
Goldberg, Frank – 1984
Students who were awarded university fellowships for their first year of study at a major research university were compared to nonfellowship students. The students' completion of the Ph.D. and the time required to obtain the degree were assessed. Data for about 3,200 Northwestern University students were analyzed. Three models were developed for…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Comparative Analysis, Competitive Selection, Departments
Banta, Trudy W.; And Others – 1982
The Experimental Program for Opportunities in Advanced Study and Research in Education was a 3-year training program (1979-82) funded by the National Institute of Education to increase participation in educational research of women and minorities at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. During the third project year, these objectives guided the…
Descriptors: Blacks, Conference Papers, Doctoral Programs, Educational Research
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
McMullan, Sandra H. – 1987
An overview of the former taxation of scholarships and fellowships is presented, along with information on the practical implications of the changes brought about by the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Included is a copy of the guidelines issued by the Treasury Department and supplementary legislative history information from the "General Explanation…
Descriptors: College Students, Compensation (Remuneration), Federal Legislation, Fellowships
Cannell, Gillian; DeVault, Ileen – 1984
A handbook for teaching assistants (TAs), teaching fellows, and graduate student assistants at the University of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) is presented. After a brief history of the university and an overview of the school's organization, the teaching assistantship role is considered. The official Policy Statement for TAs is included, along with…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Educational Testing
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
Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. Research Div. – 1981
Data on the financial support received in 1979-80 by full-time graduate students in each of four divisions within each Ontario, Canada, university are presented. Data are provided on: full-time graduate student enrollments by university and division; percentage of students in each income range by university for each division; percentage of…
Descriptors: Classification, Endowment Funds, Enrollment Trends, Federal Aid
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9