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This tag refers to questions related to source and utilization of academic funding from government or non-governmental sources.

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responsible for the proposal and everything in it -- they generate the ideas, approach, etc. -- the technical writer is just translating the ideas into proposal form (and wrangling with Microsoft Word -- not all funding agencies accept LaTeX!). …
answered May 5 '18 by cag51
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I was promised 4 years of funding by my department. Last year, I received a fellowship...my renewal was rejected. There are different types of funding -- teaching assistant, research assistant … because you expected your fellowship to be renewed. Or if your funding was lost due to your actions (e.g., academic misconduct, poor performance, etc.). I will talk to my advisor tomorrow Yes …
answered Sep 21 by cag51
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It's not too unusual. Lower-ranked schools know they need to work a little harder to attract top talent. For example, I did an REU at a lower-ranked school, and they admitted that the only reason the …
answered Apr 4 '18 by cag51
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My mom suggested this one family friend who is a nurse and who has known me for 14 years. Is this a good idea? Does this nurse know anything about your professional/academic life? Has she "seen …
answered Mar 6 by cag51
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This really depends on your personal factors; there's no one-size-fits all answer to your question. Thus, your question is likely to be closed. Still, I'll take a stab at it. Disclaimer: my backgrou …
answered Oct 29 '18 by cag51
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I think your understanding is correct, but I would emphasize that it is a win-win. As you say, the university gets money. What does the professor get? Better research results. More time often leads …
answered Dec 24 '18 by cag51
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In my mind, there are two different issues here: Other professors pay more than 1100 Euros. Other professors are doing (more) interesting work. If the real issue is the money, then you can simply …
answered Jul 7 '18 by cag51
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Not in medicine, but since no one else is answering, and I do know a bit about paying for grad school.... My question is, what types of sources of funding are available to cover the cost of … ) understanding is that loans are the most common source of funding, and most doctors graduate with six figures of debt. Note, the situation may be different for international students, who would not be eligible for federal student aid, including federally guaranteed loans. …
answered Jan 5 by cag51
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I can barely believe I'm suggesting this, but.... Have you considered an online PhD? There are a variety of programs, some of which are affiliated with prestigious physical colleges (e.g., Columbia). …
answered Aug 17 '18 by cag51
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a clear commitment in writing: there is still a chance this will be messy if the professor does not or cannot follow through on their promise to find extra funding for you. …
answered Jan 1 by cag51
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, and the professor will quickly tire of saying "sorry, no." In short: I really don't think you'll be able to convince him. Your best bet is to look for scholarships or other funding. If that doesn't …
answered Jan 26 by cag51