The blog has three categories: (1) fellowship applications, especially the NSF GRFP and NIH F31 and F32; (2) Persuasive Writing; and (3) The Wisconsin Idea, in which I apply my dissertation work to economic issues of the day. I also answer questions on Quora and post to the NORDP, SciTS, and IWCA listservs. Subscribe to get notices when something new is posted; I’ll also mention it from my twitter and Facebook accounts.
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You can apply once for an NSF Graduate Research Fellowships [...]
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The GRFP fellowship application requires three letters of recommendation, two essays, and university transcripts. So which of these is the most important? Trick question. There is no “most important component.” Applications are reviewed holistically. This means that the reviewers are supposed to look at the entire application as a whole. Based on that holistic impression, they’ll decide whether you qualify or not.
START BY TELLING THEM WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO GET, [...]
Setup to Payoff: How to Keep Readers Engaged Writing [...]