Monday, July 7, 2008

West Coast Poverty Center Dissertation Fellowships

Applications due August 15, 2008, 5:00 p.m.

The West Coast Poverty Center, jointly sponsored by the U.W. School of Social Work, the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs, and the College of Arts and Sciences, invites applications from U.W. doctoral students for the 2007-2008 West Coast Poverty Center Dissertation Fellowships.

The Center will award one quarter of support for up to three doctoral students conducting outstanding research on poverty, poverty-related issues, and anti-poverty policy in the U.S.

AWARD: The one-quarter Dissertation Fellowships will provide tuition and a stipend for Fall 2008 or Winter, Spring, or Summer 2009.

ELIGIBILITY: Quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method approaches are all encouraged as are submissions from scholars in any discipline. Applicant must be Ph.D. student in good standing at the University of Washington. Applicant must have advanced to candidacy and have an approved dissertation plan at the start of the funding period. Priority will be given to applicants finishing their dissertations within 12 months of the start of funding.

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