Spring 2020 Funding Forecast

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Spring Quarter usually marks the end of the academic year, but finding funding is a continuous process! Check out this sample of upcoming deadlines of funding opportunities for postdoctoral, doctoral, graduate, research, and other short-term awards or travel grants. Various deadlines listed. Consult websites for current details and application information.

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Graduate Student Savings Act helps you save for the future!

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Have you considered investing in your future but don’t know where to start? Have you always wanted to set up a tax-advantaged savings account but haven’t had the income? A new law introduced has dramatically changed the terrain for graduate savings in 2020 and beyond. Read on for a baby yoda meme and how to become a millionaire!

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2020 Tax Resources for Graduate Students

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It’s Winter Quarter, and that means that it’s time to start preparing to file your taxes. Remember, the deadline to file your 2019 taxes is April 15, 2020. Need a little help or don’t know where to get started? Check out these free resources!

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ETS postdoctoral fellowship application now open

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The Educational Testing Service (ETS) invites recent PhDs to apply for a rewarding fellowship experience which combines working on cutting-edge research projects and conducting independent research that is relevant to ETS's goals. Apply by March 1st!

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TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grants for language education research

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The International Research Foundation for English Language Education is now accepting applications for TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grants. The program’s aim is to generate new knowledge about the teaching and learning of English for the purposes of informing educational policy; improving classroom practices; and, ultimately, expanding educational, occupational, and social opportunities for individuals in a global society. Apply by April 22, 2020!

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The Green Initiative Fund at UC Santa Barbara - now accepting applications

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The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) empowers students to take direct action and come up with innovative solutions to solve our environmental problems. Any student, staff, or faculty member of UC Santa Barbara can submit a project proposal. Don’t miss the chance to fund your campus green project! Applications are due Monday, February 3rd, 2020.

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UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

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The UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship aims to support existing or developing binational academic networks by enhancing collaborative research projects between UC and Mexican faculty and institutions through the innovative involvement and training of new researchers. Apply by Feb 24!

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Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation Dissertation Fellowship

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The Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) at UC San Diego is now accepting applications for their Dissertation Fellowship. IGCC addresses global challenges to peace and prosperity through research, training, and engagement on international security, economic development, and the environment. Apply by Feb 10!

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Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program

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The US Department of Education is now accepting applications for the 2020 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program. The Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship provides funding for PhD candidates to conduct research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. Apply for the internal campus review by February 4th!

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2020 Zuckerman STEM Postdoctoral Leadership Program

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The Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program supports future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math. Five postdoctoral scholarships will be given out per participating university for the 2020-2021 academic year. The deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2020.

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Funding facelift: GradPost funding pages get a new and improved look!

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Happy 2020 from your friendly ​campus Funding Peer Adviser, Kaitlyn! It’s a new year, a new quarter, and a new decade--the perfect time to revisit and revamp the resources available to you on the GradPost. The Funding pages have been redesigned with a fresh look and more resources that are easier to find than ever. Learn more about the improvements here!

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Funding Forecast for Winter 2020

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Still hibernating or feeling dormant after the break? Don't forget to stay updated on upcoming fellowship opportunities. Our Funding Peer has compiled a list of over 100 funding opportunities with deadlines in the next three to four months -- all organized by type and stage for your convenience! Check out the full list and be sure to sign up for an upcoming funding workshop to create customized funding searches that work for you.

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ETS Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship

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ETS is accepting applications for the Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship. Dissertation topics in the areas of psychometrics, statistics, educational measurement or quantitative methods will be given priority. Fellows will receive a $20,000 stipend. Learn more and apply by Dec. 31, 2019!

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2020 Switzer Environmental Leadership Fellowship Program

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The Switzer Environmental Fellowship provides a $15,000 cash award for academic studies, two multi-day leadership development training sessions, and membership in the Switzer Fellowship Network for graduate students in a broad range of environmental science and related fields. Apply by Jan. 6, 2020!

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