Non-renewable Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowships for up to two semesters and two sessions are awarded in open competition and on the basis of superior scholarly achievement to assist full time doctoral students with completion of their dissertations. To be eligible, an applicant must be a doctoral candidate who can demonstrate superior academic achievement and a record of timely and steady progress toward degree completion.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for the degree except the dissertation and must have an accepted dissertation proposal. In addition to a stipend at the doctoral associate level, the Fellowship pays the Fellow's tuition for 1-6 hours per semester and 1-3 hours per session of 7300 hours only, depending on how many hours of 7300 the Fellow has yet to complete.
The Graduate College provides special workshops for graduate students interested in submitting applications for the the Gwen Frostic Fellowship, Dissertation Completion Fellowship, and the Patricia Thompson Dissertation Award. See our Events listings for workshop dates.
Next application deadline: Friday, March 14 2014