Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship:
2017-18

Program Nomination Deadline:

Noon, Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by electronic submission

The Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF) gives the University's most accomplished PhD candidates an opportunity to devote full-time effort to an outstanding research project by providing time to finalize and write a dissertation during the fellowship year.

The award includes a stipend of $25,000 for the academic year (September-May), tuition for up to 14 thesis credits each semester (fall & spring), and subsidized health insurance through the Graduate Assistant Health Plan.

Eligibility 

Program nomination procedure (for programs)

What documentation is required? (for students and programs)

Selection & Notification Process

2017-18 College Nomination Slots
Provided to Associate Deans in October 2016

2016-17 College Nomination Slots
Provided to Associate Deans in November 2015

2015-16 College Nomination Slots
Provided to Associate Deans in November 2014

For Nominating Programs

Electronic Nomination Form
(opens mid-November 2016)

DGS Evaluation

For Nominees

Education Statement

Summary of Accomplishments

Recommendation Instructions

Other Information

2016-17 DDF Conference
Presentation Grant Instructions
(for 2016-17 recipients)

2017-18 Recipients

Previous Recipients