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Fellowship Opportunities

Some Modest Advice for Graduate Students by Stephen C. Stearns, Ph.D., Yale University


For MS/Ph.D. candidates:

Check out the latest presentation by the Graduate School and College of Engineering: Crafting a Competitive Application and Funding 101 (download)

The Ohio State University database

External Funding Options in the College of Engineering @ The Ohio State University

UCLA’s Graduate School maintains one of the most extensive and up to date university databases on graduate school funding opportunities (GRAPES).

Graduate Fellowship Program at Idaho National Lab (INL)

Engineering database maintained by Duke University

Database from North Carolina State University (ordered by month)


For undergraduate researchers @ OSU:

Funding opportunities to support undergraduate research at The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry

Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP)

Advanced Undergraduate Researcher Award (AURA)

Honors & Scholars Enrichment Grants

Honors & Scholars Program

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society: Sigma Xi Student Research Grants


For undergraduate researchers not @ OSU:

Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU through CEM)



Citation manager: Mendeley

Search publications: Google Scholar

EM image simulations: MacTempas, Dr. ProbeμSTEM, xHREM

Analyzing / modeling crystallographic textures (EBSD): MTEX

Crystal viewer: VESTA

Data processing: Python

Multi-dimensional data analysis: HyperSpy


Electron Microscopy – education/training

MyScope Microscopy Training, developed by Microscopy Australia
E.g. “Transmission electron microscopy in practice

Dr. Probe
See also: J. Barthel. Ultramicroscopy 193, 1-11 (2018).
See also: N. Schnitzer, et al. Microscopy Today, 27(3), 12-15 (2019).