FAU Research Enhancement Programs
of the Vice President for Research
Dissertation Year Award
Objective of the grant
To help students in their final year complete their dissertations.
Basis of awards
The Division of Research will consider applications for the 2016 Dissertation Year Award grants. The completed application and attachments must be submitted electronically by September 28, 2015. A committee will review the applications, and it will notify applicants of its members’ decision approximately eight weeks after the deadline.
Awards are for a 12-month period.
The grantee must be a currently registered doctoral degree student at Florida Atlantic University.
The maximum award is $1,500. A student may receive only one grant under this program. Awards will not be granted for retroactive payments.
Doctoral degree students in any of the colleges at Florida Atlantic University are eligible for awards. At the time of application for a Dissertation Year Award, the student must have been admitted to candidacy for a doctoral degree.
Awards committee members will review each application. Evaluations will be based on merit and need. If necessary, members will discuss the project with the applicant. Following committee discussion, all members present will vote to approve or disapprove each application.