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Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview
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Finding funding in Graduate School - Overview

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This is a UCSB Graduate Division presentation designed to provide an overview of funding types at UCSB. Please email fundingpeer@graddiv.ucsb.edu if you have any questions

This is a UCSB Graduate Division presentation designed to provide an overview of funding types at UCSB. Please email fundingpeer@graddiv.ucsb.edu if you have any questions

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  • Once you have advanced to candidacy, you may become eligible for more funding opportunities. Advancing to candidacy means you have completed your department’s coursework requirements, examination requirements and teaching requirements and that you are ready to research, write and complete your dissertation. This status is usually also referred to as ABD status, an acronym meaning All But Dissertation.
  • Graduate Program Advisors Department web pages Faculty Advisor Acknowledgements page of books related to your work Graduate Students in your field and department Graduate Division (central fellowships) Internet Resources The Source, GRAPES, and COS.
  • Many fellowships an other funding from the University of California and affiliated research units are available specifically for UC graduate studets. Summary details are available on the Graduate division’s UC fellowships funding website, which is listd in your hand out. Some examples of UC wide fellowships include the Center for U.S. Mexican Studies (USMEX) visitng fellows program, the predissertation and dissertation fellowship program sponsored by the Institute of European Studies, the Mildred E. Mathias Graduate student resear ch grants sponsored by the Natural Reserve System, and the Advanced Graduate Research Fellowships sponsored by the Pacific Rim Research Program.
  • These are some competitive pre-doctoral opportunities for the STEM fields
  • These are some competitive opportunities for predoctoral funding in the social sciences and humanities.
  • Many funding opportunities and funding tips are posted in the funds section of the UCSB GradPost. You can sign up for a daily email digest that will deliver graduate student news to your email inbox, including funding updates. The SOURCE is a funding resource for graduate students maintained by the UCSB graduate division. You can view or search listings online or subscribe to a discipline-specific listserv. The lists are divided into the categories of Humanites and Fine Arts; Science, Engineering and Math, and Social sciences and Education. Email list feeds arrive every two weeks. GRAPES: The Grapes database, or Graduate and Postdoctoral Extramural Support catalogues extramural funding opportunities of interest to prospective and current graduate students, students working on a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation, and postdoctoral scholars. It contains information on over 500 privately and publicly funded awards, fellowships and internships. Advances search options allow users to refine teir search by field, academic level, award type, award amount and other criteria. GRAPES is maintained by the UCLA graduate Outreach, Diversity and Fellowshops office. PIVOT - All members of the UCSB community have free access to Pivot, a funding search databaseif they are onnected to the UCSB network or if they sign up for an account with a ucsb.edu email address. Pivot offers a searchable database of 250000 records representing over 400,000 individual funding opportunities from numberous sponsors across all disciplines. Using Pivot, you can create accounts, lists, and sign up for personalizes email funding alerts on previously saved searches.
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    • 1. Ester Trujillo Funding Peer Advisor fundingpeer@graddiv.ucsb.edu Ester.n.trujillo@gmail.com
    • 2.  Work o Teaching Assistant o Research Assistant o Other Campus Positions  Fellowships ◦ Central (from the university) ◦ Extramural (from outside agencies)  These all *typically* cover your tuition/fees, health insurance, and a salary or stipend.
    • 3.  Loans o Direct Unsubsidized Loans o Direct PLUS Loans o Since 2012 all grad student loans now accrue interest; no more subsidized loans. oFederal government currently deciding interest rates, between 5.6% and 9.5%  Work Study o Awarded based on need through the financial aid office
    • 4.  Dissertation Fellowships ◦ Funds for one or two years of dissertation writing.  These awards are usually for students in their final stages of writing. Typically not awarded to students who have not yet advanced to candidacy.  Funders may expect winners to present their results at a conference and to graduate at the end of the award period.  Research Grants ◦ Funds for specific research needs (supplies, participant compensation, equipment) requested through a detailed budget.  These awards are usually for students in the exploratory and active research phases of a project.
    • 5.  CV builder  Often leads to increased salary upon hiring  Makes you more competitive to programs that see your plans to apply, honorable mentions, or previous awards  Important component of life as a researcher and tenure at a research institution!  One grant or fellowship often leads to more!
    • 6.  Graduate Program Advisors  Faculty Advisors and Mentors; professional associations in your field  Peers: Graduate Students in your field and department  Graduate Division  Internet Resources and search engines
    • 7.  Central- through student application  Central- through department nomination  Department Awards  Travel Grants, childcare grants, dissertation awards, UC centers and research units
    • 8.  Center for U.S. Mexican Studies (USMEX)  Institute of European Studies  Natural Reserve System  Pacific Rim Research Program  UC MEXUS  University of CA Institute for Research in the Arts  UC Center for New Racial Studies  UC California Studies Consortium
    • 9.  Some Major Pre-doctoral Fellowships: ◦ NSF GRFP – Graduate Research Fellowship ◦ NDSEG – Defense Science and Engineering ◦ DOE SCGF –Dept of Energy Science Graduate Fell ◦ EPA Star-Science Research in Environmental Studies ◦ Hertz-Physical, Biological and Engineering Sciences
    • 10.  Some Major Pre-doctoral Fellowships: ◦ Ford Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship ◦ American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Academic Year Fellowship ◦ Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives (SCLI) ◦ U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): Pre-doctoral Fellowship Awards for Minority Students ◦ Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute ◦ Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    • 11.  Funding Search Aids and Databases ◦ UCSB GradPost  www.gradpost.ucsb.edu ◦ UCSB Source  www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/source/ ◦ UCLA GRAPEs  www.gdnet.ucla.edu/grpinst.htm ◦ COS  http://pivot.cos.com

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