Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award is a competitively need based awards program to provide final stage funding over a 4­ to 6 month period for PhD candidates with exhausted funding. This support is intended to allow recipients the time and resources to focus exclusively on their dissertation through defense, final clearance by the Editorial Office, and graduation

The award provides up to $15,000, and up to 5 credit hours of in-state tuition and fee assistance. Successful applicants may receive funds over the course of Spring, Summer and Fall semesters.

The application cycle for Spring 2018 or Spring + Summer C 2018 or Summer C 2018 is now open. To be considered please submit your complete application package by 5:00 PM on Friday, October 20, 2017. 

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Dissertation Award Application Form

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