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Martinez, Alina; Epstein, Carter; Parsad, Amanda; Whittaker, Karla – Abt Associates, 2012
Among the National Science Foundation's (NSF) postdoctoral programs, the International Research Fellowship Program (IRFP) is unique in its emphasis on providing postdoctoral fellows with international research experiences. Established in 1992, IRFP provides financial support to postdoctoral scientists for a research experience abroad lasting…
Descriptors: Fellowships, Postdoctoral Education, Scientists, International Programs
Office of Postsecondary Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad program provides grants to colleges and universities to fund faculty to maintain and improve their area studies and foreign language skills by conducting research in other countries for periods of three to 12 months. This program holds an annual competition. Institutions of higher education in the United…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Second Language Learning, Language Skills, Fellowships
Martinez, Alina; Neishi, Kristen; Parsad, Amanda; Whittaker, Karla; Epstein, Carter – Abt Associates, 2012
Students in science and engineering (S&E) are preparing for careers in fields where international partnerships are increasingly important to advancing knowledge and discoveries. It has been over a decade since the National Science Board (NSB) highlighted the importance of international collaboration and called for increased government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Graduate Students, Student Exchange Programs
Chia, Rosina C.; Bolen, Larry M. – 1983
Participants in the American Council on Education (ACE) Fellows program and Harvard University's Institute for Educational Management (IEM) were compared on demographic characteristics, locus of control, and degree of satisfaction with the program. Thirty-two participants from the ACE program and 82 IEM participants were studied. Levenson's…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, College Administration, Fellowships
Coballes-Vega, Carmen; And Others – Bilingual Education Paper Series, 1979
The purpose of this study of the Title VII (Bilingual Education) Fellowship Program was to verify the projected need for bilingual teacher trainers and to assess prior program effectiveness. A 6-item survey instrument was constructed and sent to project directors of 49 institutes of higher education (IHE) that had participated in the fellowship…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Dropouts, Employment Level, Enrollment Projections
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Chu, Lily – 1980
The final report for two years (1978-1980) of the National Institute of Education-New Mexico State University Project on Minorities and Women's Research, whose goal was to increase representation of women and minorities in educational research, consists of descriptions of project activities and eight appendices. The descriptive section details…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Educational Objectives