Academia Yale Ciencia

Conversations with Scientists: Funding & Fellowships

Mónica Ivelisse Feliú-Mójer's picture

During this conversation, panelists with experience obtaining grants, fellowships and other funds shared practical strategies to get funding from diverse sources (federal and state government, foundations, private industry, etc.), particularly graduate and postdoctoral fellowships. Panelists also provided general advice for successful fundraising in or outside academia, for example, making sure you have an organized, solid narrative; reading the call for proposals carefully; seeking feedback from mentors and peers; anticipating reviewer questions, etc.  

My time at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting 2016 YCA

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On the Yale Ciencia Academy program 2016 a group of hispanic students were invited to participate at the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Washington, DC. This is my reaction from the moment when I received the invitation e-mail of acceptance to YCA and the week spent at the AAAS meetings and conferences.

CienciaPR receives large federal grant to promote scientific professional development

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New Haven, CT - The nonprofit organization Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR, received a large grant to establish, in collaboration with Yale University, an innovative program to transform the training of young scientists in Puerto Rico and the United States. The funds, which amount to over $1.6 million over five years, were awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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