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Friday, March 27, 2015

Summer Dissertation Writing Funds requests due by 12:00pm NOON on April 20, 2015

Summer Dissertation Writing Funds are awarded only once in your PhD
career. The current award is an amount of up to $4,000. Criteria for
requesting available funds are that the student must be ABD, be
actively writing their dissertations, and not have received the funds

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 12:00pm NOON
on April 20, 2015 deadline. You may expect a response to your request
by early May.