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Harold T. and Vivian B. Shapiro Prize - Due Monday, December 6, 2010

Posted: November 09, 2010

I. Purpose and Eligibility
This note announces an award available to new and continuing students in the Joint Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. It is being made available under the Harold T. and Vivian B. Shapiro Prize fund and carries a value of $5,000. To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and show distinguished achievements in the Joint Doctoral Program.

II. Form of Support
For 2010-11, a $5,000 award will be made to a Doctoral student in the form of tuition or stipend support.

III. Application Materials

The following application materials are required:
1. Application coversheet
2. One page letter describing the nature of your achievements in the Joint Doctoral Program
3. Nominating letter from a faculty member knowledgeable about your work
4. Curricula Vitae
5. Current unofficial transcript

IV. Review Process
The Doctoral Committee will evaluate the application materials. The criterion they will use is the extent to which the students’ past work, current Doctoral studies, and future career goals are likely to contribute to the advancement of the study.

It is anticipated that the review and decision-making will early Winter term.

V. Deadline for Application Materials
December 6, 2010


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