*Please note applicants should not hold other doctoral degrees; this should be their first doctoral program.
Funds can be used for living expenses and/or expenses directly related to writing, including release time from teaching.
Selection is based on applicant letter addressing how the award will contribute to the completion of the dissertation, answer to prompt explaining significance of the original research, 300-word abstract, CV and certification/endorsement by the dissertation chair. (The endorsement letter is automatically emailed to the address listed for your dissertation chair and must be received before the application deadline.)
Award recipients are required to submit a W-9 and will receive a 1099 from the organization. Recipients should consult with their tax advisor regarding the taxability of award payments.