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Division of Science Resources Studies
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Suggested Citation top
National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Modes of Financial Support in the Graduate Education of Science and Engineering Doctorate Recipients, NSF 00-319, Mark Morgan, Quantum Research Corporation; Joan S. Burrelli and Alan I. Rapoport, NSF/SRS (Arlington, VA 2000).

May 2000

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Acknowledgments top

This report was prepared by Mark Morgan of Quantum Research Corporation (QRC), Joan Burrelli, of the Human Resources Statistics Program (HRS), Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), NSF; and Alan Rapoport, of the Integrated Studies Program (ISP), Division of Science Resources Studies, NSF. Review and guidance were provided by Mary A. Golladay, HRS Program Director, by Rolf F. Lehming, ISP Program Director, by Ronald S. Fecso, Chief Statistician, SRS, and by Mary J. Frase, Deputy Division Director, SRS.

Text, analysis, tabulations and charts from the Survey of Earned Doctorates were prepared for the National Science Foundation under contract by Mark Morgan, QRC. George Nozicka of QRC provided early guidance in the analysis and organization of data. The following were members of the review committee for this report: Susan Hill, Paul W. Jennings, Jean Johnson, and Nirmala Kannankutty of NSF and Paula Knepper of the National Center for Education Statistics. Susan Hill served as facilitator of the review committee. Editorial services were provided by the SRS Publications Manager, Anne M. Houghton and by Nita Congress. Julia Harriston and Tanya Gore of SRS provided editorial and composition services. Phillip Coons and Diane Dietrich of ROH, Inc., provided composition and page layout services.

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