Developing excellent grant writing skills is another essential academic skill which transfers to non-academic pursuits. Helpful resources include the following:
- PIVOT, a subscription to an exhaustive on line data base of funding opportunities
- Grant writing workshops which focus on: NRSA, NSF GRFP, Fulbright, Ford
- NIHK series proposals
- Writing Consultants provide one-on-one writing guidance.
- Two PhD trained professionals, Dr. Celina Mojica and Dr. Sandra Loughlin, provide individual guidance on proposal development.
Graduate Division also sponsors a number of competitive, prestigious, internal fellowships, including:
- Public Impact
Public Impact Fellowships highlight and support doctoral students whose current research has the potential for substantial impact in the public sphere.
- Chancellor’s Club
These fellowships are awarded to the best graduate students at UCI who also show great promise as future leaders. Nominations are made by Deans for scholars in their schools.
- Dissertation Fellowships
The Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship aims to increase dissertation completion amongst doctoral students.