Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship:
2019-20

Program Nomination Deadline:

Noon, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 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

2018-19 College Nomination Slots
Provided to Associate Deans in October 2017

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 (coming soon!)

DGS Evaluation

For Nominees

Education Statement 

Summary of Accomplishments

Recommendation Instructions

Other Information

2018-19 DDF Conference
Presentation Grant Instructions
(for 2018-19 recipients)

2017-18 Recipients

Previous Recipients