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France-Berkeley Fund

(Posted: 2007-11-28)

France-Berkeley Fund

Call for Projects 2008

Open to applicants from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, LBNL and France
Application deadline: January 31, 2008

Applications available on-line: http://ies.berkeley.edu/fbf/files/fbf_call4projects_english08.doc

For further information please visit our website: http://ies.berkeley.edu/fbf/index.html

Applications are accepted in all fields: the Humanities,
Social Sciences, Exact Sciences, Engineering and the Applied Sciences,...

Improving Institutional Research in Postsecondary Educational Institutions

(Posted: 2007-11-28)

The Association for Institutional Research (AIR), with support from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC), sponsors a grant program titled: Improving Institutional Research in Postsecondary Educational Institutions. The goals of this program are to provide professional development opportunities to doctoral students, institutional researchers, educators, and administrators, and to foster the use of federal databases for institutional research in postsecondary education. The program has seven major components:

•Fellowships for the National Summer Data Policy Institute in the Washington, D.C.area to study the national databases of NCES and NSF;

Graduate Student Travel Awards: For Travel to Professional Meetings

(Posted: 2007-02-20)

Please note that the travel award period has been changed to allow greater flexibility. Each award period now allows nine months for future conferences and three months for conferences that have already taken place. Please visit our web site for more information about the new travel award periods.


AWARD PERIOD: January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2007
APPLICATION DEADLINE (Student application to their Program): March 15, 2007
APPLICATION DEADLINE (Program nominations to Graduate Studies): April 15, 2007

The Graduate Council Committee on Support and Welfare is now accepting...

Graduate Commencement Registration Now Open

(Posted: 2007-02-20)

General information and registration for the 2007 Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony can be found by visiting:

Students must register online by April 27, 2007 to have their names included in the commencement program and to be guaranteed tickets.

All those who received graduate degrees in September 2006 and December 2006, as well as candidates for degrees in March 2007 and June 2007, are eligible to participate.

Candidates who expect to complete their degree requirements after June 2007 but by September 30, 2007 may participate in the June ceremonies, upon registration and confirmation by their Major Professor or Graduate...