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What countries offer Government-funded Postdoctoral fellowship in EE CS? [closed]

Please, name some countries to offer GOVERNMENT-Funded Postdoctoral fellowship in fields of EE and CS, that can fund independent research. This is, not dependent from the wallet or the personal ...
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University promised to announce the application portfolios of the fellowship recipients, but now they choose to not to share

My university has a fellowship open for competition. On the official website, they wrote: The primary deciding factor is student's research publications. For fairness, the application portfolio of ...
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How would you call a person who gets a travel grant?

I used to write in my CV 'XXX travel grant, an applicant'. Recently, I discovered that some people reviewing my CV for grant purposes do not completely understand what an applicant is (they asked me ...
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Do I still have a chance of funding with low english proficiency test scores?

I am from Georgia (the country) and I aim to apply for a mathematics Phd in the US. My application in general is good. I have Gpa of 3.96, strong letters of recommendations, two preprints etc. But my ...
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Should I inform my potential supervisor that my family has just suffered from financial hardship?

Here is my story. I am an international student intending to pursue a PhD program in Australia. I have found a potential supervisor. I showed him lots of enthusiasm about how I really wanted to work ...
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Publishing funding issues and collaboration after PhD graduation

I managed to graduate out of a PhD program in Computer Science. But I had horrible experience with my former advisor. In addition to my dissertation related research works, I had some ideas and ...
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Undergraduate university gave out too much scholarship money. I now know years after I graduated. What could happen?

Long story short, I was not a responsible young adult and I didn't know how much I had taken out in student loans for my bachelor's until well after it was over. I recently asked my undergraduate alma ...
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PhD funding Cambridge after supervisor contact

I contacted a potential supervisor for a PhD at the University of Cambridge via email (PhD was advertised on find a PhD). Surprisingly, the supervisor showed interest in me even after I had sent my CV ...
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Dealing with multiple projects and deadlines. Problem of co-authorships and funding

I'm in a tight spot: My advisor gave me an ultimatum of sorts—two projects (A, B), each with its own unique complexities and looming deadlines. My funding does not comes from these two research ...
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Seeking a Reference from an Instructor [duplicate]

I took a course with Professor X some semesters ago and enjoyed their teaching. I interacted with them outside of class but after that did not reach out to them. I am applying for a scholarship that ...
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Who should fund conference trips based on internship research?

I am a full professor at a university in the US, working in computer science. Many of my PhD students these days apply to do an internship during their PhD, which I always let them do. However, I have ...
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Including funding calls in my research plan

I'm currently a postdoctoral fellow applying for an assistant professor job in Europe. The application requires me to include funding options in my research plan. The job is for five years and tenure ...
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Do you list that you won a competitive funding to attend a conference but couldn't go on a CV?

I won a funding scholarship from a prestigious research institute to attend a workshop in my field. The funding covers my travel expenses and accommodation but, I won't be able to participate because ...
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What could happen if my university loses its R2 status?

This post is a bit of a follow up to my prior post on the Clinical Psychology Ph.D program losing funding and (eventually) getting cut sometime in the future. From what I'm reading about public or ...
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Clinical Psychology Ph.D program to be cut soon. What could happen now?

At this point, I understand I have posted on this website a fair amount. This time, my post will take a step back from discussing my other difficulties to something that will be sadly relevant in the ...
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How does PhD funding work in the UK?

I am an undergraduate who is interested in doing a PhD in the UK in the future. I am aware that there is funding for living costs, tuition fees and travel costs. But if a PhD student is self-funded, ...
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Phd supervisor enrolling new phd to further develop my material without telling me

I am doing a Ph.D. in chemistry/material science in Sweden and during my first two years I developed a novel material that has great potential for commicialization for medical applications. My ...
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How do PhD students buy equipments in Germany? [closed]

What mechanisms do German public universities have for funding research equipment? E.g., suppose a PhD student at a German public university needs a GPU-enabled computer or laptop for their research ...
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Why do American universities typically have Scholarships for bachelors but not for masters?

I've heard from many people that America offers full ride scholarships for bachelors students, with enough money that they don't have to put any money from their side. However, such a possibility does ...
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NDSEG Eligibility Confusion

I'm pretty sure I'm eligible to apply for the NDSEG fellowship however some wording across their various pages seems somewhat vague and slightly outdated. I'm applying for grad school this fall to ...
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One Proposal, Two Submissions (NSF GRFP and NDSEG)

I'll be applying this coming fall to start a master's program in fall 2024 and plan on applying for both the GRFP and NDSEG for potential funding. I was wondering if there are any guidelines about ...
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Is it okay to reuse the structure of an old grant proposal for a new proposal?

I am currently working on a grant proposal. I have previously successfully applied for a grant from the same grant provider and thus I am now planning to use the same structure for some parts of the ...
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Is it allowed for a scholarship beneficiary in Australia to earn more than a stipend?

I am a PhD (research sector) student with full scholarship. I normally work 4 hours every day (Mon-Fri) which means I worked for 20 hours per week and 40 hours in 2 weeks, from 7pm-11 pm shift. ...
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What defines a scientific institution?

Recently I have been worrying about my professional future in academia. Permanent positions are scarce and the situation is even harder when taking into account personal constrains, such as family, ...
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How much money do government agencies spend yearly on diamond open access?

I read on blog.orvium.io: Diamond Open Access is an open-access publishing model where scholarly articles are made freely available to readers without cost or barrier. In the Diamond Open Access ...
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How unusual is it for a postdoc to do a K99 with a new mentor?

The K99 funding mechanism through NIH includes 2 years of mentored research (postdoc phase) followed by the R00 (independent PI phase) for 3 years. Based on the verbage of the grant, it appears geared ...
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Why is there no funding for the Arecibo observatory, despite there being funding in the past?

The Arecibo observatory shuts down its science. This looks like the last step in its long decline caused by gradually reducing funding over time: the huge legendary radio telescope cannot be properly ...
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Do you have to be married for spousal hire?

My partner and I are both in academia - he is a medical fellow and I am a PhD candidate in biology. It looks like I'm going to be defending in about a year or two and he will likely be finishing his ...
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PhD Funding in the UK as an International Student - Is this a Pipe Dream?

I am planning on applying for PHD's in the UK over the next 12 months - Criminology PHD's specifically. What is dissuading me is the funding situation. International Students do not have their tuition ...
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Writing a six-year individual (group leader) research proposal (in machine learning)

I am planning to apply for a young research group leader grant. (Specifically: the DFG Emmy Noether program.) This is for a six-year funding period, including funding for myself as a group leader and ...
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Impact of publishing in a Q2 journal on academic reputation and opportunities? [closed]

Recently, I submitted a paper to a journal, attracted by its quick decision-making process. After submission, I realized it's ranked as a Q2 in its field. While I had made sure that the journal was ...
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Is PhD program in the US universities fully funded especially in Stem programs? [closed]

I am asking this question because I am considering applying for PhD in Electrical and electronics engineering in US.
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Phd, funding and application [closed]

guys I am currently in the process of apply for PhD, //Background - I completed my masters from Uo Manchester with a very renowned prof scored a 70 (90 credits) in dissertation sadly i did not do ...
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How common are cash-per-publication incentives in different countries?

I've just asked Can Chinese "scientists who publish in the top Western journals... earn in excess of $100,000 per paper" via cash-per-publication incentives? in which I reference the recent ...
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Can Chinese "scientists who publish in the top Western journals... earn in excess of $100,000 per paper" via cash-per-publication incentives?

The recent Politics SE question Did China scientific incentives address the fact that the system can be gamed? includes the following: These guys have surveyed the financial incentives offered by the ...
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Non-Funded PhD in Education the US

I have been accepted to a US university for a PhD in Education. The problem is that I’m not given any funding packages. I reached out to my professor and program director, and I was told to check for ...
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New regulation in France and/or in ERC grant for hiring only the postdocs who finished their PhD 3 or less years ago - what does it really say? Link?

In a recent exchange with a faculty member based in France, whose ERC-funded postdoc I had applied to earlier, I was told: "a new local regulation makes it impossible to recruit under the status ...
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PhD Supervisor using my fundings?

I'm in the middle of my Ph.D., and I came to the realization that my supervisor might be doing something unethical (not illegal thought). I have a large fund to cover expenses related to training and ...
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Can doing well in masters help you get a PhD with funding if you have a lower second class in your bachelors

I completed the first two years of my law degree through a distance learning programme abroad with an average of mid-lower second class during the pandemic and then switched to a RG university in the ...
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Taking too long for a PhD: Practical implications later in academia?

I am a fourth year theoretical biology PhD student in a German university. My original funding source has now run out, but my supervisor (who has been quite supportive so far) is willing to fund me ...
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Chances for master student from EU to stay in US as research assistant?

I'm a first year physics master student from EU currently doing a research internship at an Ivy league school in the US. It is also to fulfil the requirement of my home university to get an internship ...
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Completed a Master's at a program with a bad reputation and no tuition waiver. Will that be judged post Ph.D? [duplicate]

I am a soon to be fourth year doctoral candidate this coming academic year. I previously completed a Master's in Experimental Psychology (now called Psychological Sciences. No Ph.D program there) that ...
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How often can I apply for an inidividual Marie Curie fellowship?

It is not clear to me how many time one can apply for a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship. I was told that I can apply for such fundings only two times. Is that information true? I couldn't find any ...
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Is it okay to reuse some literature/information from a previous research proposal for a new proposal?

I am currently working on a research proposal and have come across a problem: This research proposal builds on a previous research proposal of mine. I am a historian and it deals with the same topic ...
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PhD advisor as a Marie Curie mentor

I am a European researcher and I had my PhD in 2018. After two post-docs between Germany and Canada I am planning to apply for a Marie-Curie individual fellowship. The best choice for my research ...
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Funding for Masters for international students

Is it tough to get funding for a Masters in the USA/Canada? My undergraduate CGPA was 3.94, and I graduated last month, but I don't have any publications yet. My thesis was on VLSI, but I want to ...
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Being asked if I would like to be considered for a non-funded admission offer for PhD math

I had applied to Florida State University, among other schools for a PhD math for fall 2023 and the application is still showing "under review". Recently I finished a 5-week summer research ...
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Should I ask the professor, whether he can give funding for masters instead of phd

I recently had an interview with a professor regarding a PhD opening in their research group, for which I applied and successfully interviewed. The professor has offered me the opportunity to pursue a ...
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I've been offered a major fellowship in my field, but I've been seriously considering mastering out and don't know what to do

I'm a Ph. D. student just entering my third year. Last winter, I submitted a proposal for a major fellowship/grant in my field, and last Friday my advisor told me that I had been offered funding. ...
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What happens if a professor has funding for a PhD student but the PhD student does not come?

I have been applying to some universities for semesters starting in Jan 2024, and I expected that I can receive the decision letter in 2 or 3 months later. However, 2 months ago, a professor actively ...
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