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Conference Theme Tracks
  • Sophomore Issues
  • The Transfer Student Experience
  • The Senior Year
  • The First Year
Featured Speakers
Tentative Schedule
Travel Information
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Paul P. Fidler Research Grant

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition welcomes applications for the 2017-2018 Paul P. Fidler Research Grant. With a comprehensive award package, the grant will promote the development and dissemination of original research with the potential for a national impact on college student success. The National Resource Center invites applicants to submit proposals addressing a variety of topics, including students of color, community colleges, advising, transfer and articulation, administrative policies, and other issues related to college student transitions.

Application Process
To complete an application or for more information on the Paul P. Fidler Research Grant, visit
Completed applications must be received by the National Resource Center by midnight Eastern time, July 1, 2017.