Date: 2 March 2007
To: All UF Graduate Students
From: UF Graduate School
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RE: AIR FELLOWSHIPS: APPLICATIONS DUE 15 APRIL 2007
The Association for Institutional Research (AIR), as part of its contract to
improve the quality of institutional research in U.S. postsecondary
education systems and hence, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data
System (IPEDS), announces a new national graduate fellowship program funded
by the National Center for Education statistics (NCES).
The fellowships are for graduate study advancing or leading to careers in
institutional research, thereby increasing the national level of expertise
of institutional research officers and the data that they produce. Specific
program goals are to have more people better trained in IR and completing
Fellowships will be awarded for credit-bearing graduate study at various
degree levels, with different levels of funding. The annual mix of
proposals will determine how many of each will be awarded.
Full-time doctoral students: maximum $30,000 over a three-year period
($10,000 per year). No full-time awards will be made to first-time graduate
students with no IR work experience.
Part-time graduate students: maximum $9,000 over three-year period ($3,000
per year). Part-time students could move to full-time and apply for an
increased award. Part-time awardees may re-compete at the end of the
The submission deadline is Sunday, 15 April 2007. Proposals must be
submitted electronically as an MS Word or PDF e-mail attachment to
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Please forward this announcement to your faculty e-mail list and any
colleagues or peers who may be interested in applying for the new AIR/NCES
Fellowship for Graduate Study.
Visit http://www.airweb.org for proposal information and guidelines. Apply