Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award is a competitive award program to provide final stage funding over an approximate period of 4-6 months for UF PhD candidates who have exhausted all other avenues of support. This support will allow recipients the time and resources to focus exclusively on their dissertation through defense, final clearance, and graduation.

The award provides up to $12,000, 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 Summer B + Fall 2017 or Fall 2017 is now open.

To be considered, please submit your application package by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017.

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Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Award Application Form