The SLA Dean's Office will provide awards up to $5000 to support summer activities for graduate students completing terminal degrees. Students may use funds for research expenses, equipment, and travel to support data collection, analysis, and performances. A summer stipend for writing and completing the dissertation is limited to $2500. We will not support tuition, workshops, or conferences. First and Second year Ph.D students are ineligible. Students who have received two Fellowship Awards in the past are ineligible. MFA’s who are not doing dissertations but are completing projects are encouraged to apply. Three copies of the application for a Summer Merit Fellowship Award should be submitted to Ann Schumacher, Director for Graduate Programs no later than April 2, 2014. Applications will be reviewed by the SLA Dean and Associate Deans according to the criteria list below; awards will be announced in April.
A Summer Merit Fellowship Award application must include:
Please submit three hard copies of all 2014 application materials to the Graduate Programs Director Ann Schumacher, SLA Dean's Office, 102 Newcomb Hall.
By January 30, 2015 recipients of the summer 2014 fellowship awards are requested to submit to Ms. Schumacher one hard-copy progress report that includes a brief, but informative, summary of the activities supported by the award. (Recipients of the summer 2013 fellowship awards are requested to submit a progress report by January 31, 2014.)
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