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Fellowships for Masters Students
Fellowships for Doctoral Candidates
Short term opportunities (travel funds, summer institutes, etc.)
Funding your Graduate Education (July 2012)
Funding your Graduate Education in the Ocean Sciences
Making the Most of your STEM Graduate Program
Fellowship Applications and Personal Statements
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General Faculty Resources
Tools and Resources for Practitioners - Fisk-Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD Bridge Program
Tools developed to inspire and provide concrete guidance to practitioners in the field seeking to develop similar programs.
General Student Resources
Searching for a Program
Tips on using the pathwaystoscience.org website to search for programs.
Student Information Form
Use this form to sign up to receive internship, fellowship, and scholarship information.
Grad School Tips on Applying
Suggestions for identifying an appropriate department and advisor, as well as finding funding.
Applying to Graduate School: Tips Timeline, and Tools of the Trade (CIC)
A thorough guide to the graduate school process including a detailed timeline that you can follow as you apply.
The Difference Between the Grad and Undergrad Experience
Details the major differences between the graduate and undergraduate experience.
Grad School Questions Checklist
A checklist of questions students can ask as they investigate graduate programs.
Tips on Creating a Winning Application
General tips to assist you in your program and funding applications.
Writing Strong Essays and Personal Statements
Targeted toward undergraduate students, this handout provides detailed suggestions on strengthening your essays.
Getting Strong Letters of Recommendation
The what, why, and how, of getting strong letters of recommendation.
Enhancing Your Fellowship Application
Tips on fellowship applications
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AGEP Pathways & Connections
NASA One Stop Shop Initiative
Pathways to Engineering
Pathways to Ocean Science
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The Mentoring Manual
provides tips and advice for the mentor-mentee relationship.