Graduate Funding Information Service

May 18, 2022

National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition: Paul P. Fidler Research Grants

Application Deadline: July 1, 2022

The Paul P. Fidler Research Grant competition is open to those planning to conduct research on college student transitions into school or into the workforce. The Grant award includes a cash stipend, travel to two national conferences, a presentation at a national conference, and priority consideration for publication. Specifically, the grant’s comprehensive award package includes:

  • Stipend of $5,000, payable either directly to individual researchers or through the researcher(s)’ institution(s).
    • Note: the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition will not pay institutional overhead or indirect costs.
  • Travel to the 29th National Conference on Students in Transition, October 2022, at which the award will be presented.
  • Travel to the 30th National Conference on Students in Transition, October 2023, at which the research findings will be reported.
  • Announcement on the National Resource Center webpage, listservs, and print publications.
  • Priority consideration for publication by the National Resource Center.

Eligibility

  • The Paul P. Fidler Research Grant competition is open to faculty, staff, and graduate students who plan to conduct research on issues of college student transitions.
  • Cross-institutional research teams are encouraged to apply for the Paul P. Fidler Research Grant.
  • The following individuals are not eligible and may not be included as part of proposed research teams: National Resource Center staff and fellows; current members of our National or International Advisory Boards; and students, staff, and faculty of the University of South Carolina system.

For more information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.