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What is the purpose of asking whether a prospective grad student would attend the program in the absence of financial aid?

I need financial support to join a specific university. There is a question in the Master's application that says "Will you be willing to join the program even if you didn't receive financial aid? " ...
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How to approach "potential benefits to society of proposed research" question on a grant application for a pure math project?

I have been writing a grant proposal, where it is based in the UK. I almost did most of the application, but I have no idea for the following parts: Benefits of Overseas Country: Describe any ...
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How many times can I apply for a Marie Curie Individual Fellowship?

It is not clear to me how many times 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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How do Canadian chairs work

I know there are tiers of Canadian chairs (Tier I and II). Tier I is for full professors and Tier II is for assistant professors. I want to know how Canadian chairs work such as how to apply for them ...
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Is Newton Fellowship in UK for early career researchers?

I am a PhD student (Astronomy) who is going to submit thesis in the next month. I am actively searching for Postdoc opportunities in the UK. I came across Newton Fellowship and I would like to know my ...
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Is it a good idea to cold-email someone in a museum to ask for PhD funding opportunity?

I am an international (non-EU) student and have been offered admission to an art history PhD program in an UK university. However, the offer does not come with funding, and I do not have the financial ...
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When a public university in the US receives an industry grant or gift funding, is that information publicly accessible?

By "that information", I mean the fact that a firm gave some money to a public university, and perhaps also the amount. If it is publicly accessible, how to access it?
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Degree equivalence between Argentina and Europe

I graduated as an Electronic Engineer at University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina. I want to apply to scholarships to undertake a Master's course in Europe, and I'm often asked the level of my ...
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Faculty funding in biomedical postgraduate-only institutions

What is the model for faculty funding in biomedical postgraduate-only or research-only institutions? I understand the distinction between "soft" vs "hard" money and I was told that in medical ...
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Information on Grants & Funding in mathematical research

Professors of mathematics in research universities get grants and funding from time to time. I have two questions regarding this issue: 1) There are many sources of grants and funding, are there any ...
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How much is the scale of startup packages in the UK universities?

I've been offered a tenure-track position (organic chemistry) in Cornell University and I was able to negotiate a startup package of close to $1 million. I've just been invited for an interview for a ...
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Should I let my incoming applied school know that I've optained a scholarship from another school?

This is in an Australian PhD application context, and I'll try to provide as much info as possible without revealing anyone's identity. I have obtained a full PhD scholarship from a less prestigious ...
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Funding opportunities for small project collaboration between EU and US?

I'm a early career researcher in Italy (University of Bolzano) and I have a colleague who is Senior Research Scientist at the National Institute for Aerospace (private contractor of NASA at the ...
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Where to propose a joint PhD program

I am a mathematician, doing most of my research in dynamical systems. I would like to propose to an European academic partner to co-fund (50%-50%) a PhD position. Is there a place on the web where I ...
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Public university refuses to support ERC application

I'm from university from Central and Eastern Europe (btw. underrepresented in ERC). I contributed to the research proposal of my colleague for ERC starting grant. However, within internal review ...
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How to judge the relative prestige of named postdoctoral fellowships?

I see more and more named postdoctoral fellowships being advertised — sometimes funded by departments, sometimes by universities, and sometimes by government agencies or NGOs. I often notice ...
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Can admission/funding (PhD) of international student be cancelled due to corona virus situation?

Is it possible that a school cancel the admission and/or funding of an international student because he/she cannot travel because of the current travel bans? What are the possible scenarios for the ...
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How competitive is it to get Google Cloud Platform credits for research?

The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offers cloud credits for PhD students who submit a research proposal through their website: https://edu.google.com/programs/credits Does anybody know how competitive ...
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Switching between postdoc fellowships

I am non-EU citizen working as postdoc at a university in Denmark. Not so long ago I won two postdoc fellowships, of which I accepted one, and that's where I am currently getting my salary from. I can ...
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Does the NSF commonly ask for removing acknowledgments?

How frequent is the following scenario? A researcher on an NSF grant posts or publishes a paper which is thematically unrelated to the NSF grant, but acknowledges the grant for financial support. ...
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What is the impact of an invitation letter on a fellowship application?

I applied for a Fulbright scholarship as a non-US resident, for a research visit in the US. I obtained an invitation letter from one of the top Professors in the field, from a public university in ...
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Does two-ninths month NSF rule apply to non-tenure track research assistant professor positions?

I wonder if the NSF two-ninths months rule applies to Research Assistant Professor positions? This is a non-tenure track position, however I may submit a sole-PI grant and I wonder if I can cover 100% ...
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Is there a marketplace for research/ideas grants?

Non-academic here. Bachelors in Computer Science. My question is, how does research happen? Is there some sort of directory/marketplace/dating-app where researchers and funders can meet each other ? ...
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UK PhD admissions - Does partial industry funding improve my chances?

I am in a situation where my employer is willing to put up a significant portion of the cost of a physics PhD in the UK. I have spoken to a supervisor at a top university and we've broadly agreed on a ...
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How can I ask a professor about funding for Master?

I am looking for a master’s position. I emailed a professor, and we arranged a meeting on Skype, where he said that he would assess my knowledge and he told me that he will tell me the result ...
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Pharmacy graduate: What are my chances of obtaining a scholarship for physics graduate studies?

Background: I am a pharmacy graduate who spent several years in business, but I always had strong passion to physics and now I want to change my career to theoretical physics. I have done many studies ...
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Estimating the effort for applying architectural research projects to calls for entries by public organisations

In this year I will become occupied with finding and applying for government grants like open calls by the European Commission (so called "Drittmittelbeschaffung" in Austria). I am working for a ...
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AMS-Simons travel grant

My question is regarding the American Mathematical Society-Simons travel grant and I wanted to know what makes one competitive for AMS-Simons travel grant.
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What are graduate school admission "clearing rounds" and start dates?

I'm finishing my honours degree this November, and would like to apply to do a PhD in Hong Kong. One problem I'm having is trying to understand the start dates. For instance, they have three ...
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Do research/teaching assistantships count toward financial requirements of visa applications?

This answer says most PhD students in US universities are funded through research or teaching assistantships. So research or teaching assistantships count toward any financial requirements in terms ...
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On excluding ex-supervisor from project team in a funding proposal

I am preparing a project proposal on a topic in line with what I was working on at my previous university (University A). My ex-supervisor has recently submitted a proposal to another funding body. ...
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How can I find additional funding for my extra year of PhD in Europe

I am a third year (3 of 3) PhD student in Italy. I was so stupid during my first year and lost a lot of time, because I didn't put much effort. Now, my professor says that my current results are not ...
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Should I mention that I can't afford living costs in a scholarship application?

I am applying for a master's degree in supply chain management in Sweden and I can't afford the cost of living in Sweden. I am filling out an online master's scholarship application form and I was ...
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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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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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How much more likely are NIH administrative supplements to be funded than new proposals?

The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers administrative supplements that provide additional funding to existing awards, for example to meet specific NIH priority areas. I am guessing that ...
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Switch to skilled worker visa while on a funded PhD: impact on stipend and potential student fees repayment?

I'm currently doing a fully funded PhD in one of the UK universities, and I'm in my second year. I have received a full-time job offer and want to switch to a skilled worker visa now. Does anyone know ...
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How much emphasis is given on past research publications while evaluating postdoctoral grant proposals?

I am writing a project proposal for the JSPS postdoctoral fellowship in Japan. In my PhD I had 3 first author research papers with average impact factors (betwen 2.5 and 5.5) in my field (...
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Multiple proposals assigned to the same study section in NIH

I would like to know everybody's ideas about having multiple NIH proposals being reviewed in one study section/scientific review group (group of peer reviewers that evaluate proposals on a particular ...
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To what extent would my nationality and my research topic impact my chance to get research grants in the UK?

As a new lecturer in a UK university, I am willing to apply for an EPSRC "First Investigator Award". The (STEM) topic I have in mind is kind of related to autonomous nuclear operations. I ...
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Where to find industry funded PhDs?

In the fields of Mathematics and computer sciences, what are possible options to do a well funded PhD? In Canada or the US. Is it better than doing a PhD as a part time student, while taking a job ? I ...
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MSCA seal of excellence

I have applied for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship and, despite receiving a grade of 90%, did not receive it. Although nothing is mentioned in the application, it turns out something called a &...
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NSF Postdoc Fellowship Announcement?

I'm having trouble finding information on when announcements might be made on fellowship awards. I'm specifically interested in Biology "Rules of Life" track.
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Can you apply to scholarships during a gap year?

I've decided to take a gap year because I cannot afford school. I'm going into my Junior year of undergrad after my gap. I plan on graduate school and want to be debt free. I've recently taken it upon ...
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Scientia fellowships - Marie Skłodowska-Curie status and reputation?

I recently found out about the University of Oslo Scientia fellowship program. The program seems to have (at least some of) its funding from the Marie Skłodowska Curie foundation and it says here that ...
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Starting your own postdoc right after a PhD in another research lab

I am in the third year of my PhD in computer science and I'm graduating in a year and three months. I'm no longer interested in the research that I'm doing in my PhD and I'd like to switch to another ...
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Funding for Phd positions in Australia

Are PhD positions in Australia fully funded for international students like in the US and Europe? I shall be applying for PhD programs in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Also, are scholarships given for ...
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Second PhD scholarship while studying a PhD already

I would appreciate it if someone could help me. I have a question. Is it illegal if an international student, who is currently studying a PhD with a scholarship in the UK, accept another PhD ...
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Has the pandemic changed opportunities for graduate funding for on-line PhDs?

In the past, I wanted to start a part-time PhD in History, but due to my geographic location and unwillingness to move, I realized there were no funding for a student like me. Usually if students want ...
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What do Master's scholarships look for in candidates?

I am planning to apply for scholarships to undertake a Master's course in Europe (I am from Argentina). However, in many applications I notice that students are asked to answer some questions that are ...
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