We would appreciate your taking a moment to respond to the following questions regarding your GAANN Fellowship. Your feedback will help us evaluate and improve the quality of the administration of your fellowship. Please note that all information you provide will be kept confidential and will be reported to the GAANN Fellowship committees in summarized form only. Although this form should be submitted (using the button at the end of this questionnaire) by no later than July 5 annually, we would appreciate any suggestions you may have regarding the administration of the GAANN Fellowship program at any time of the year. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Shafer, Assistant Dean of the Graduate School, at 515-4462 or via e-mail at david_shafer@ncsu.edu.

* 1. Please indicate your research area:

* 2. Accessibility of Graduate School staff:

* 3. Helpfulness of Graduate School staff in explaining the administrative procedures of your fellowship

* 4. Guidance on academic requirements of the program provided by the GAANN Technical Coordinators

* 5. Effectiveness of the Graduate School in communicating fellowship policies

* 6. Extent to which your book and supply allowance supported your research as opposed to supporting the general operating expenses of your lab

* 7. Assistance of your major advisor in suggesting effective use of your travel allowance

* 8. Extent to which your fellowship experience met your expectations

* 9. Extent to which the academic requirements of the fellowship program supported and fit with your "Plan of Graduate Work"

* 10. Value of the "Preparing the Professoriate" program in improving your teaching skills

* 11. Did the GAANN Fellowship influence your decision to attend NC State University over other universities?

* 12. What were some of your best experiences related to the fellowship?

* 13. What were some of your worst experiences related to the fellowship?

* 14. If applicable, what made you choose to accept the GAANN Fellowship over other fellowship or assistantship offers?

* 15. Suggestions to improve the administration of this fellowship program.

* 16. Other comments on any aspect of the fellowship program.