The NAGAP Graduate Education Research Grant
The grant is designed to encourage emerging knowledge and understanding of the complexities of graduate enrollment management including all aspects of admissions and recruitment, enrollment, retention, and graduation in higher education.
New for 2020: The grant is now open to currently enrolled graduate or professional students, and also to individuals who have completed a doctoral degree and are currently working in a position related to the advancement, teaching, or management of graduate education.
This Award Includes:
- $2,500 check, payable directly to the individual researcher. NAGAP will not pay institutional overhead or indirect costs.
- One year of NAGAP membership with full privileges.
- Travel and registration to the NAGAP Annual Conference during the year of the award.
- Recognition at the NAGAP Annual Conference.
- Publication of a research summary article in NAGAP’s Perspectives journal.
Click here to access application instructions for the 2020-21 Graduate Education Research Grant.
Virginia Byrne (University of Maryland, College Park): Studying How Formative Feedback Can Support Graduate Student Instructors: Using Feedback to Develop as a Reflective and Effective Teacher
Zid Mancenido (Harvard University): Recruiting a Better Teacher: Policies to Improve the Quality of Incoming Graduate Students in Teacher Education
Rebecca Gavillet (University of Texas at Austin): Exploring MBA Curricular Innovation through the Eyes of Influential Stakeholders
Andrea Kunze (University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign): Understanding STEM Graduate Students' Racial Climate Perceptions: A Perspective-Taking Intervention
Stanley J. Kania III (Marywood University): The Use of Social Media and E-marketing in Graduate Student Recruitment: An Investigation of Graduate Enrollment Practices
Gavin Sanders (Wayne State University): Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities Faced by Underrepresented Doctoral Students during the Dissertation Writing Process
Simone Gbolo (University of Minnesota): Developing Pipelines: Partnerships and Programing to Increase Diversity in Graduate Education
Catherine M. Johnson (Montana State University): Identity Salience and International Students: Graduate Student Socialization in STEM Fields
Ah Ra Cho (University of North Texas): The Missing Piece: An Examination of the Types of Student Support Services Graduate Students Use on a College Campus
Curtis D. Byrd (Clark Atlanta University): Innovative Strategies for Diversifying the Professoriate: Resources for Graduate Enrollmen Management Professionals
Pam L. Gustafson: What Signals Are We Sending? The Use of Programs-Specific Admissions Criteria in Graduate Programs
Jessica Ostrow (Columbia University): Toward an Understanding of Student Veteran Motivation for Pursuing Graduate Education
Matthew Evrard (San Diego State University): Developing and Exploring the Effectiveness of an Integrated Education Training Model on Increasing Critical Thinking, Reducing Stress, and Increasing Persistence in Graduate Students
Michelle Kronfeld (St. Ambrose University): Timing and Sequence of Major Life Events Related to Post-Baccalaureate Enrollment
Sosanya Jones (Teachers College): Diversity Leadership in Practice: Examining Leaders of STEM Graduate School Preparation Programs in Their Institutional Contexts
Julia M. Wendt (Claremont Graduate University): Graduate School Enrollment and Economic Downturn: Determining the Strength of Business Cycles on Domestic Graduate School Enrollment
Julie Posselt (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor): Merit and Diversity in Graduate Admissions: Examining the Dynamics of Faculty Judgement
Robert Detwiler (University of Toledo): Assessing Factors Influencing Student Academic Success in Law School
Cheryll Albold (University of North Carolina-Greensboro): Strategies for Countering Attrition and Prolonged ABD (“all but dissertation”) Status in Doctoral Students
Krystal Lee (University of Florida): Academic Advising Experiences among Social Science and Humanities International Doctoral Students at a Research I University
Kathryn Andre (Iowa State University): What aspects of the graduate experience are perceived by on-campus engineering graduate students as obstacles to their persistence and graduation?
Katheryn McAnulty (University of Louisville): Predictors of graduate enrollment in hard and soft academic disciplines and the impact of socioeconomic status, gender and ethnicity
Rahul Choudaha (University of Denver): Getting Future Ready-Key Competencies for Graduate Admissions Professionals
Amanda Ostreko (University of Kansas): Factors Predicting Graduate School Choice-A Case Study of Students in the KU School of Engineering