The Graduate School Funding Handbook illuminates the competitive world of graduate school funding. Covering programs in the arts and sciences and engineering, it is an invaluable resource for undergraduate and graduate students who seek information about applying to graduate school in the United States or abroad, at the master's, doctoral, and postdoctoral levels. The authors include detailed descriptions of the types of funding offered graduate students, ranging from tuition scholarships to assistantships, work-study opportunities, and university loan programs. In addition, the handbook thoroughly covers the availability of nationally prominent grants and fellowships through the federal government and private organizations. Spanning fellowships and grants for individual training, study abroad, research, dissertations, and postdoctoral work, the book includes useful addresses, deadlines, number of available awards, number of applicants, purpose of grants and restrictions, duration of awards, applicant eligibility, and application requirements. The information is comprehensive, detailed, and based on data from funding agencies through interviews, review of application packets, web site information, and the authors' many years of experience in the field.Be sure to find out how important standardized tests are to your program. That is easy ... Most graduate schools are not interested in character references. ... To help recommenders write the best possible letter consider doing the following. 1.
|Title||:||The Graduate School Funding Handbook|
|Author||:||April Vahle Hamel, Mary Morris Heiberger, Julia Miller Vick|
|Publisher||:||University of Pennsylvania Press - 2002|