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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

"Summer Dissertation Writing Funds"

American Studies "Summer Dissertation Writing Funds" (up to $3,500) are available to ABD American Studies students for summer 2009 if they have not received the funds previously. Deadline for request: Monday, March 30, 2009.

"Summer Dissertation Writing Funds"
Due: March 30, 2009 - No later than 4:30 p.m., 104 Scott
Summer Dissertation Writing Funds are awarded only once in your PhD career. The current award is an amount of up to $3,500. Criteria for requesting available funds are that the student must be ABD and not have received the funds previously.
The request (1-3 pages) should include:
1) Your name, student ID, Dissertation Title and a statement that you have not received these funds previously in the request.
2) A (one page) description of your dissertation if you do not have a Graduate School approved thesis proposal on file,
3) A description detailing what you will undertake over the summer (up to one page). Be as specific as possible about the use of archives, libraries, interviews, writing schedule etc.
Submit your request by 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2009 to:
American Studies Graduate Awards Committee—ATTN: Marie, 104 Scott Hall
If you have any questions, please contact the DGS Assistant, Marie Milsten Fiedler, m-fied@umn.edu or 612/626-9590
You may download a copy of these instructions below:
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