Episode 2:

All Things Grants

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Co-Host Check In

The podcast team shares a bit about what has been going on in our lives.

Alex: Check out my Cogbites interview here!

Grant writing discussion

Check out these fellowships that we have come across!

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Eligibility Quiz 

Ford Foundation Fellowship Information

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Eligibility Information

You should also ask professors, advisors, or other graduate students about other fellowship opportunities. 

Science News

Alex discusses a recently published paper in the  Creativity Research Journal about the causes of writer's block, along with some of the proposed solutions. 

In addition, check out Alex's first science communication blog post discussing similar research here!


Ahmed, S. J., & Güss, C. D. (2022). An Analysis of Writer’s Block: Causes and Solutions. Creativity Research Journal, 34(3), 339–354. https://doi.org/10.1080/10400419.2022.2031436

A Moment From A Grad Student

Academic Twitter can be a fun and useful place!

Check out our Twitter here!

Podcast: @podcast_SiT

Emily Hackerson: @HackersonEmily

Emily Johnson: @emjohnson42

Odalis Garcia: @garcia_og_

Alex Knopps: @AlexanderKnopps


Check out our other social media

Instagram: @scientistsintrainingpod

TikTok: @sitpod

Alex Wrote a blog post with his advice on how to apply to graduate school in about a year. Check it out here!

Next episode

Emily, Emily, and Odalis will discuss their perspectives and experiences with being spiritual while being in graduate school.

Hosts this month

Emily Hackerson, Odalis Garcia, Emily Johnson, and Alex Knopps