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Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2017
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2017 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 39th year of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Higher Education, Public Colleges, Full Time Equivalency
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Shadduck, Peggy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2017
Despite good career prospects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, persistence of students in STEM fields of study at the community college and transfer to universities to pursue STEM majors is often quite low. Theories of persistence emphasize the importance of engagement, integration, validation, and financial…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, STEM Education
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Rushton, Lia – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2017
When I was appointed fellowships advisor at UAB back in the late 1990s and before the formation of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors, as a first order of business I spoke with the university's few former winners and finalists about their experiences applying for nationally competitive scholarships. One such former applicant, now an…
Descriptors: Colleges, Fellowships, Scholarships, Competition
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Ifill, Nicole – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
This report is based on data from the 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12), a large, nationally representative sample survey of students that focuses on how they finance their education. NPSAS includes data on the application for and receipt of financial aid, including grants, loans, assistantships, scholarships,…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Student Surveys, Student Financial Aid
Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2016
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2016 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 38th year of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Full Time Equivalency, Enrollment Trends
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Hillier, Yvonne; Gregson, Maggie – International Journal of Training Research, 2015
Vocational education and training (VET) systems differ internationally regarding how practitioners are required to hold qualifications to teach, or undertake continuing professional development. Few require the undertaking of research into professional practice, although in some cases there are strategies to encourage and enhance this. This…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Adult Education, Scholarships, Educational Research
Armour, Mim, Ed. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2014
The South Carolina Higher Education Statistical Abstract is a comprehensive, single-source compilation of tables and graphs which report data frequently requested by the Governor, Legislators, college and university staff, other state government officials, and the general public. The 2014 edition of the Statistical Abstract marks the 36th year of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Full Time Equivalency, Full Time Students, Enrollment Trends
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Wiersema, Janice A.; Licklider, Barbara L.; Ebbers, Larry – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2013
Students at Iowa State University had the opportunity to enroll in a two-year National Science Foundation (NFS) Scholarship for Service (SFS) leadership development program, in addition to their work within their majors. This interdisciplinary program included faculty and students in computer engineering, computer science, mathematics, political…
Descriptors: College Students, Leadership Training, Interdisciplinary Approach, Communities of Practice
William T. Grant Foundation, 2013
The William T. Grant Foundation was founded in 1936 to support strong social science research focused on "the enrichment of life, with a primary interest in people and in their adjustment to the world in which they live." Today, its funding priorities reflect this interest in research that affects young people's lives. This Annual Report…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Annual Reports, Grants, Fellowships
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
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Inst., Washington, DC. – 2002
This directory informs Latino youth about the various scholarship, internship, and fellowship programs available to them. While scholarship awards help students obtain a college education, fellowship and internship programs enable Latino students and young professionals to build and develop their leadership and analytical skills. Seventy-five…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Fellowships, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students
ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 2001
This CRitical Issue Bibliography (CRIB) Sheet contains selected citations for research related to graduate fellowships and a listing of some of the many tools available to aid students in identifying and applying for graduate fellowships. The citations are grouped into these categories: (1) History of Fellowships; (2) Research on Graduate…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Fellowships, Financial Support, Graduate Students
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Inst., Washington, DC. – 2000
This directory aims to make Latino youth aware of various fellowships, internships, and scholarships available to finance their higher education. The three sections are each arranged alphabetically by organization name. Each entry contains a brief description and contact information, including Web site address. Approximately 50 fellowships are…
Descriptors: College Students, Fellowships, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1997
This directory contains information on programs open primarily or exclusively to Asian Americans including scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, internships, state sources of educational benefits, and general financial aid directories for minorities. The directory is divided into six sections. Within sections, each entry lists program…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Asian Americans, Awards, Eligibility
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David – 1996
This biennial directory of educational services for the disabled and their families lists 1,052 programs, services, and directories designed primarily or exclusively for persons with disabilities and members of their families, sources of state benefits, and other financial aid directories. An introductory section explains the purpose of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Categorical Aid, Dependents, Disabilities
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