GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH

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The Center for Research and Fellowships serves as an additive, independent sounding board—along with advisers or principal investigators—for Villanova's graduate and professional student researchers. CRF supports students with locating and applying for research fellowships and grants tailored to students’ goals and journeys. 

KEY CAMPUS PROGRAMS
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CENTER FOR GRADUATE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

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A student-centered office dedicated to supporting and promoting all of Villanova’s graduate and Law students.

    

THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT) COMPETITION

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Developed by the University of Queensland, 3MT master’s and doctoral student competitors must effectively explain their research in three minutes, using language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

    

BUILDING RESEARCH COMMUNICATION SKILLS

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Villanova's Center for Graduate Research and Education partners with centers, institutes and departments across the University to offer graduate students skill-building workshops in a variety of research communication areas.

    

CAREER RESOURCES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

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Villanova's Career Center offers tailored advising and guidance for graduate students as well as online resources that use the latest technology to network, polish your resume, job search, prepare for an interview and more.

    

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

CRF maintains a list of competitive fellowship opportunities for graduate students. Please note that eligibility requirements and program availability vary from year to year. Students can work with their adviser or PI to locate other relevant opportunities.


 

Scholarly and Professional Associations

Many scholarly and professional associations offer competitive fellowships and grants for graduate students. These include such organizations as the American Chemical Society, American Historical Association, American Psychological Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, National Education Association and many others. 

Note that membership is often required, but organizations typically offer discounted student rates.

We recommend taking a look at the following research funding databases. Please note that entries with an aesterisk (*) require you to log in with your Villanova credentials.

CONTACT US

Center for Research and Fellowships
Garey Hall 200 (top floor)
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Email CRF
Phone: 610-519-8803
Fax: 610-519-6623