For more than fifteen years The Graduate School Funding Handbook has been an invaluable resource for students applying to graduate school in the USA or in another country, at the master’s, doctoral, and postdoctoral levels. Illuminating the competitive world of graduate education funding in the arts, humanities, sciences, and engineering, the book offers general and specific information in an intelligent, comprehensive, and straightforward manner in order that readers can save time and make winning grant and fellowship applications.
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. As well as, the handbook thoroughly covers the availability of nationally prominent grants and fellowships through the federal government and private organizations. This revised third edition provides a wealth of additional information and advice and details quite a few new grant opportunities including several aimed at women, minorities, and other underrepresented student groups. Covering fellowships and grants for individual training, study in another country, research, dissertations, and postdoctoral work, the book includes useful addresses, points in time, choice of to be had awards, choice of applicants, purpose of grants and restrictions, duration of awards, applicant eligibility, and application requirements. The information is comprehensive, detailed, and current, in keeping with data from funding agencies through interviews, review of application packets, internet site information, and the authors’ many years of experience in the field.