APPENDIX

DETAILED STATISTICAL TABLES



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APPENDIX DETAILED STATISTICAL TABLES

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TABLE A-1. NSF Minority Graduate Fellowship Applications Submitted, 1979-1981, and Applications Leading to Award Offers, by Carnegie Classification and for HBCUs Carnegie Classification of B.A. Institution   Research Doctorate-Granting Comprehensive Liberal Arts     I II I II I II I II Other HBCUs * Total Percent PUBLIC NSF Fellowship 119 78 80 16 417 68 0 5 17 188 800 58.9 Applications Submitted 1979-1981 14.9% 9.8% 10.0% 2.0% 52.1% 8.5% 0.0% 0.6% 2.1% 23.5% 100.0%   Awards Offered 1979-1981 25 22.1% 12 10.6% 13 11.5% 3 2.7% 45 39.8% 10 8.8% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 5 4.4% 23 20.4% 113 100.0% 50.2 Award Rate of Applications 21.0% 15.4% 16.3% 18.8% 10.8% 14.7%   0.0% 29.4% 12.2% 14.1%   PRIVATE NSF Fellowship 124 41 34 6 85 66 83 112 7 143 558 41.1 Applications Submitted 1979-1981 22.2% 7.3% 6.1% 1.1% 15.2% 11.8% 14.9% 20.1% 1.3% 25.6% 100.0% Awards Offered 1979-1981 35 31.3% 10 8.9% 6 5.4% 1 0.9% 17 15.2% 9 8.0% 24 21.4% 10 8.9% 0 0.0% 31 112 100.0% 49.8 Award Rate of Applications 28.2% 24.4% 17.6% 16.7% 20.0% 13.6% 28.9% 8.9% 0.0% 21.7% 20.1% * Note: HBCUs are a subset of the other Carnegie classifications. SOURCE: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees.

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TABLE A-2 . 1979-1981 Applicants Offered Awards, by Race/Ethnic Group Race/Ethnic Group Percent Number of Applicants Number of Awards* Native American 26.7 56 15 Black 13.7 905 124 Mexican-American 30.8 146 45 Puerto Rican 15.7 254 40 TOTAL 16.5 1,361 224 SOURCE: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees. TABLE A-3 . Field Distribation of Bachelor's Degrees, NSF Minority Graduate Fellowship Applications and Offers, by Gender, 1979-1981   Females Males   N % N % EMP Fields Bachelor's Degrees 1897 14.4 5452 37.0 Applications 149 22.0 285 41.5 Offers 25 24.0 46 37.4 Success Rate 16.8%   16.1   Life Science Fields Bachelor's Degrees 2084 15.8 2190 14.9 Applications 204 30.1 191 27.8 Offers 28 26.9 39 31.7 Success Rate 13.7%   20.4%   Social Science Fields Bachelor's Degrees 9216 69.8 7084 48.1 Applications 324 47.9 210 30.6 Offers 51 49.0 38 30.9 Success Rate 15.7%   18.1%   Total Science and Engineering Bachelor's Degrees 13197 100.0 14726 100.0 Applications 677 100.0 686 100.0 Offers 104 100.0 123 100.0 Success Rate 15.4%   17.9%   SOURCES: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees, and National Center for Education Statistics, Digest of Education Statistics 1989 (Washington, D.C.: USGPO, 1990).

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TABLE A-4. Offer Rates for Minority Fellowship Applicants, by Gender and Quantitative GRE Score, 1979-1981 Quantitative GRE Males Females Apps Offers Percent Apps Offers Percent < 500 330 35 10.6 487 58 11.9 500-519 32 4 12.5 39 9 23.1 520-539 41 6 14.6 37 4 10.8 540-559 34 5 14.7 25 3 12.0 560-579 41 7 17.1 24 8 33.3 580-599 33 8 24.2 16 7 43.8 600-619 29 11 37.9 17 9 52.9 620-639 34 6 17.6 19 10 52.6 640-659 22 8 36.4 8 6 75.0 660-679 23 8 34.8 8 2 25.0 680-699 19 8 42.1 8 5 62.5 700-719 20 10 50.0 5 2 40.0 720-739 13 6 46.2 3 2 66.7 740-759 10 5 50.0 4 2 50.0 760-779 12 6 50.0   780-799 6 4 66.7   > 800 5 4 80.0   Total 704 141 20.0 700 127 18.1 SOURCES: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees; Doctorate Records File. TABLE A-5. Award Acceptance and Ph.D. Completion Rates for Black Applicants   EMP Life Soc & Beh Total   Other HBCU Other HBCU Other HBCU Other HBCU Total Applications 166 101 133 112 301 91 600 304 Awards Offered 31 7 18 11 48 10 97 28 Success Rate 18.7% 6.9% 13.5% 9.8% 15.9% 40 11.0% 16.2% 9.2% Awards Accepted 20 6 17 10 42 8 79 24 Acceptance Rate 64.5% 85.7% 94.4% 90.9% 87.5% 80.0% 81.4% 85.7% Awardees Completing Ph.D.s 5 3 7 5 17 5 29 13 Percent of Awardees 25.0 50.0 41.2 50.0 40.5 62.5 36.7 54.2 SOURCES: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees; Doctorate Records File.

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TABLE A-6. NSF Graduate Fellowship Applications, Awards Offered, and Awards Accepted by Cohort, Field, and Gender, Minority Program: 1979-1981   Math Phys & Astr Chem Earth Sci Eng EMP TOTAL Bio Sci Agri/Vet Sci LIFE SCI TOTAL Psych Econ Soc & Anthro Poli Sci Other Soc Sci SOC SCI TOTAL SOC & BEH SCI TOTAL TOTAL Applications from Men Number of Applications 46 36 51 34 118 285 167 24 191 50 32 39 37 52 160 210 686 % of All Applications 48.4 81.8 56.0 70.8 75.6 65.7 46.5 66.7 48.4 26.3 58.2 36.1 54.4 46.0 46.5 39.3 50.3 Awards Offered 9 3 13 3 18 46 36 3 39 12 7 6 4 9 26 38 123 % of Men’s Applications 19.6 8.3 25.5 8.8 15.3 16.1 21.6 12.5 20.4 24.0 21.9 15.4 10.8 17.3 16.3 18.1 17.9 Awards Accepted 5 3 12 1 10 31 33 3 36 10 7 5 3 9 24 34 101 Acceptance Rate 55.6% 100.0% 92.3% 33.3% 55.6% 67.4% 91.7% 100.0% 92.3% 83.3% 100.0% 83.3% 75.0% 100.0% 92.3% 89.5% 82.1% Applications from Women Number of Applications 49 8 40 14 38 149 192 12 204 140 23 69 31 61 184 324 677 % of All Applications 51.6 18.2 44.0 29.2 24.4 34.3 53.5 33.3 51.6 73.7 41.8 63.9 45.6 54.0 53.5 60.7 49.7 Awards Offered 10 1 6 2 6 25 26 2 28 22 6 11 3 9 29 51 104 % of Women’s Applications 20.4 12.5 15.0 14.3 15.8 16.8 13.5 16.7 13.7 15.7 26.1 15.9 9.7 14.8 15.8 15.7 15.4 Awards Accepted 8 1 6 2 4 21 24 2 26 21 3 9 3 8 23 44 91 Acceptance Rate 80.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 66.7% 84.0% 92.3% 100.0% 92.9% 95.5% 50.0% 81.8% 100.0% 88.9% 79.3% 86.3% 87.5% All Applications Number of Applications 95 44 91 48 156 434 359 36 395 190 55 108 68 113 344 534 1363 Awards Offered 19 4 19 5 24 71 62 5 67 34 13 17 7 18 55 89 227 % of All Applications 20.0 9.1 20.9 10.4 15.4 16.4 17.3 13.9 17.0 17.9 23.6 15.7 10.3 15.9 16.0 16.7 16.7 Awards Accepted 13 4 18 3 14 52 57 5 62 31 10 14 6 17 47 78 192 Acceptance Rate 68.4% 100.0% 94.7% 60.0% 58.3% 73.2% 91.9% 100.0% 92.5% 91.2% 76.9% 82.4% 85.7% 94.4% 85.5% 87.6% 84.6% SOURCE: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees.

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TABLE A-7. Percentage Completing Ph.D. by Award Status, Gender, Quatity Group, and Field     Men Women Total     NSF Fellows QG2 Non-Award Decliners NSF Fellows QG2 Non-Award Decliners NSF Fellows QG2 Non-Award Decliners     QG1 QG2 Total   QG1 QG2 Total   QG1 QG2 Total   EMP Total Percent 50.0 35.3 41.9 26.1 23.5 14.3 38.5 30.0 12.5 0.0 38.1 36.7 37.3 22.6 19.0   Total 7 6 13 6 4 1 5 6 1 0 8 11 19 7 4 Life Sciences Percent 66.7 38.1 50.0 35.7 0.0 41.7 23.1 32.0 0.0 0.0 55.6 32.4 42.6 27.8 0.0   Total 10 8 18 5 0 5 3 8 0 0 15 11 26 5 0 Psychology Percent 75.0 66.7 70.0 100.0 0.0 40.0 54.5 47.6 25.0 0.0 50.0 58.8 54.8 40.0 0.0   Total 3 4 7 1 0 4 6 10 1 0 7 10 17 2 0 Social Sci & Other Percent 38.5 54.5 45.8 6.7 0.0 25.0 26.7 26.1 16.7 0.0 33.4 38.5 36.2 9.6 0.0   Total 5 6 11 1 0 2 4 6 1 0 7 10 17 2 0 Behav & Soc Total Percent 47.1 58.8 53.0 12.5 0.0 33.3 38.5 36.4 20.0 0.0 40.0 46.5 43.6 15.4 0.0   Total 8 10 18 2 0 6 10 16 2 0 14 20 34 4 0 All Fields Percent 54.3 43.6 48.5 24.5 15.4 32.4 34.6 33.7 13.6 0.0 44.5 39.2 41.5 21.3 9.1   Total 25 24 49 13 4 12 18 30 3 0 37 42 79 16 4 SOURCES: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees; Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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Table A-8. Median Total Years to Degree for Doctorate Recipients, by Race and Field, 1989   Field of Ph.D. Race Eng Life SocSci PhySci Black 8.8 9.7 10.6 8.9 Hispanic 9.3 8.4 11.7 7.8 Asian 8.5 8.0 9.5 6.9 White 7.4 9.0 10.4 7.0 SOURCE: Delores Thurgood and Joanne Weinman, "Summary Report 1989 Doctorate Recipients from United States Universities" (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1990), Table 7. TABLE A-9. Completion of Ph.D. by 1988 by NSF Minority Graduate Fellows and Nonawardees of 1979-1981 by Field of Application, Control of B.A. Institution, Fellows’ Quality Group, and Award Status     QG1 Fellows QG2 Fellows All Awardees QG2 Nonawardees Total     Public Private Public Private Public Private Public Private Public Private EMP Total Percent 54.5 20.0 25.0 44.4 39.1 35.7 20.8 28.6 9.8 34.3   Total 6 2 3 8 9 10 5 2 14 12 Life Sciences Percent 64.7 40.0 34.8 27.3 47.5 33.3 21.4 0.0 40.7 30.4   Total 11 4 8 3 19 7 3 0 22 7 Behav. & Soc. Total Percent 50.0 33.3 31.8 61.9 38.9 47.6 23.1 8.3 34.7 38.9   Total 7 7 7 13 14 20 3 1 17 21 All Fields Percent 57.9 31.7 32.0 51.7 42.4 40.6 21.6 21.8 35.3 35.7   Total 24 13 18 24 42 37 11 3 53 40 SOURCES: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees; Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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Table A-10. National Research Council Rating of Graduate Program Faculty at Ph.D. Institution for NSF Minority Graduate Fellows, Study Field, and Award Status for Applicants Who Attained Ph.D. by 1988     EMP Life B&S Total PROGRAM FACULTY RANKING QG1 Fllow QG2 Fllow QG2 NonAwd QG1 Fllow QG2 Fllow QG2 NonAwd QG1 Fllow QG2 Fllow QG2 NonAwd QG1 Fllow QG2 Fllow QG2 NonAwd 1979-1981 Fellows Top 5 Percent Number 1 2 2 1 1 0 2 8 1 4 11 3   Percent 12.5 18.2 28.6 6.7 9.1 0.0 14.3 40.0 25.0 10.8 26.2 21.4 Other Ranked Number 5 7 3 10 6 1 9 9 2 24 22 6   Percent 62.5 63.6 42.9 66.7 54.5 33.3 64.3 45.0 50.0 64.9 52.4 42.9 Department Number 2 2 2 4 4 2 3 3 1 9 9 5 Not Ranked Percent 25.0 18.2 28.6 26.7 36.4 66.7 21.4 15.0 25.0 24.3 21.4 35.7 Total Number 8 11 7 15 11 3 14 20 4 37 42 14   Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 SOURCES: Cumulative Index of National Science Foundation Fellowship Applicants and Awardees; Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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TABLE A-11. Postdoctoral Plans of NSF Minority Graduate Fellow Ph.D. Recipients and All 1988 Ph.D. Recipients, by Ph.D. Field     EMP Life B&S Total     MGFP Ph.D.s All Ph.D.s MGFP Ph.D.s All Ph.D.s MGFP Ph.D.s All Ph.D.s MGFP Ph.D.s All Ph.D.s POSTDOCTORAL PLANS Definite Plans Number 15 6,102 21 4,246 22 3,629 58 13,977   Percent 78.9 64.2 75.0 69.1 71.0 62.9 74.4 65.3 Postdoctoral Study Number 4 2,256 18 2,575 5 573 27 5,404   Percent 21.1 23.7 64.3 41.9 16.1 9.9 34.6 25.2 Postdoctoral Employment Number 11 3,846 3 1,671 17 3,056 31 8,573   Percent 57.9 40.5 10.7 27.2 54.8 53.0 39.7 40.0 Seeking Position Number 2 2,408 7 1,347 7 1,454 16 5,209   Percent 10.5 25.4 25.0 21.9 22.6 25.2 20.5 24.3 Postdoctoral Study Number 1 857 4 694 2 265 7 1,816   Percent 5.3 9.0 14.3 11.3 6.5 4.6 9.0 8.5 Postdoctoral Employment Number 1 1,551 2 653 5 1,189 8 3,393   Percent 5.3 16.3 7.1 10.6 16.1 20.6 10.3 15.8 Unknown Number 2 989 0 550 2 686 4 2,225   Percent 10.5 10.4 0.0 9.0 6.5 11.9 5.1 10.4 TOTAL PH.D.S Number 19 9,499 28 6,143 31 5,769 78 21,411   Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 SOURCES: Cumulative Index of NSF Fellowship Applicants and Awardees; Doctorate Records File.

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