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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

WGS Dissertation Fellowships 2006-2007

Due March 9, 2006

Posted: February 16, 2006

There is approximately $2000.00 available. One to four awards will be made, as determined by the selection committee. The award will be announced in April at the Women's and Gender Studies Spring Awards Reception. Funds will be available for the Fall 2006 semester.

Eligibility To be eligible, an applicant must be in doctoral candidacy no later than August 15, 2005. Applicants must be a full-time graduate student in good standing. Selection Criteria Preference will be given to those completing their dissertation by August 2006. Applications will be reviewed on the following criteria:
1. Letter of recommendation from dissertation chair;
2. Contributions of the project to the field of Women's and Gender Studies;
3. Soundness of research design;
4. Ability of the student to complete the project as a dissertation; and
5. Quality of the proposal.

Application Process: Application forms

Please send to the Women's and Gender Studies Office:
-A one-to two-page vita (five copies)
-A signed application form (five copies)
-A two-page description of the dissertation project (five copies)
-A separately submitted letter of recommendation from the dissertation adviser (or prospective adviser, for students not yet in candidacy) emphasizing why this dissertation topic is relevant to Women's and Gender Studies, your ability to carry out the project, and the faculty member's working relationship with you on the project.

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