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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Summer Dissertation Writing Funds requests due by April 13, 2011

American Studies Summer Dissertation Writing Funds (up to $3,500) are available to ABD American Studies students for summer 2011 who are actively writing their dissertation and have not received the funds previously. Deadline for requests: April 13, 2011.

Summer Dissertation Writing Funds requests due by April 13, 2011
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, be
actively writing their dissertations, and not
have received the funds previously.
The request should include:
1) Your name, student ID, Dissertation Title and a statement that you
have not received these funds previously.
2) A description (1 page) 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 1 page). Be as specific as possible about the use of archives,
libraries, interviews, writing schedule, etc.
4) A letter from your adviser confirming that you have completed
enough research to be actively writing substantive portions of the
Submit your request to Melanie (stein196@umn.edu) by the April 13,
2011 deadline. You may expect a response to your request by early May.