Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship:
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.
Program nomination procedure (for programs)
What documentation is required? (for students and programs)
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)