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Clara P. Davis and Larry E. Davis Scholarship Fund - Due Friday, December 9, 2011

Posted: November 03, 2011

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 Clara P. Davis and Larry E. Davis Scholarship fund and carries a value of $5,000. One award will be made. To be eligible for the award, a student must be in good standing and his or her research must focus on the study of poverty and social justice.

II. Form of Support
For 2011-2012 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 and focus of your research on poverty and social justice
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 of poverty and social justice.

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

V. Deadline for Application Materials
December 9, 2011


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