Dear All,
This year, the Department is again able to offer 1 Dissertation Completion Stipend.  Details of the stipend, and application procedures, are below.  If you have any questions, please just let me know.

Dissertation Completion Stipends: 1 per year @ $17,000 (Provostís Award)

∑      Applications due Friday 30 March

∑      Student must forgo outside employment during grant period (i.e., fall and spring semesters)

∑      This stipend is to fund writing, not research. Recipient of this stipend is expected to complete (and defend) the dissertation no later than the end of the summer after their stipend year

Applicants should submit the following materials to the Graduate Committee:

∑      Dissertation overview (maximum 3 pages, double-spaced)

∑      Short c.v.

∑      Original calendar from dissertation prospectus

∑      New calendar for the proposed stipend year, showing the studentís schedule for completion

∑      List of external grants applied for (noting any received)

∑      Letter of support from the dissertation advisor, specifically assessing the significance of the studentís project and his/her ability to complete and defend the dissertation within the year
Please condense the above materials (except the advisorís letter of support) into a single Word file or pdf and email to Prof. Sam Lebovic ([log in to unmask]) by Friday 30 March 2018
Advisors should send their letters of support directly to [log in to unmask]
The Graduate Committee will announce the winner of this yearís award in early April.