Department of Psychology Dissertation/Thesis Grant
The Dissertation/Thesis Grant has been designed to aid students with their dissertation research projects. Expenses such as travel, photocopying, subjects, coding, and other research-related expenses are to be covered by this grant. The maximum amount that a student can receive is $1,000.
Who Should Apply?
Psychology students needing financial aid to complete their dissertation research project.
The Approval of Dissertation Prospectus form must be on file in the Psychology Graduate Office no later than September 30, 2012. Grants cannot be awarded until the Approval of Dissertation Prospectus and the Dissertation/Thesis Acknowledgement forms are on file in the Student Academic Affairs Office.
The following materials should be submitted to the Student Academic Affairs Office:
- A signed and completed application. (Click here for application) One letter of recommendation from the student’s faculty advisor.
- A project description (3 pages maximum, single spaced). The description must include and be separated into the following categories:
- Theoretical framework (include hypothesis)
- Specific aims and goals
- Significance and contribution of the project to your field
- A budget sheet, which is a part of the application
- A Curriculum Vitae.
Applications will be reviewed by the Psychology SAA Committee to determine award recipients and amounts. Application materials can be submitted as hardcopy or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Deadline: 2/15/2012