Table 2-7
Selected primary mechanisms of support for S&E doctorate recipients, by citizenship, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2001
(Percent distribution)
 
Citizenship, sex, and race/ethnicity All
mechanisms
Research
assistantship
Fellowship Teaching
assistantship
Other Personal
U.S. citizen 100.0 25.4 23.5 14.9 11.7 24.5
Male 100.0 29.9 23.0 15.7 11.8 19.5
Female 100.0 19.8 24.1 13.8 11.6 30.8
White 100.0 26.2 21.3 15.9 11.3 25.2
Asian/Pacific Islander 100.0 31.4 30.0 10.9 13.3 14.3
Underrepresented minority 100.0 13.5 37.8 9.8 12.4 26.4
Temporary resident 100.0 46.0 15.9 17.0 15.0 6.1
 
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, WebCASPAR database system, http://caspar.nsf.gov. See appendix table 2-19.
 
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