Western Association of Graduate Schools Thesis Financial Awards
NDSU Graduate School invites students to submit proposals for the Western Association of Graduate Schools thesis financial awards. NDSU is able to submit one nomination for each award for the Western Association of Graduate Schools thesis awards. Interested students should submit their proposals following the guidelines for each award listed below to Dean David Wittrock in the Graduate School, Putnam 106, by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Council of Graduate Schools--Distinguished Dissertation Awards
Nominations for 2015 ProQuest/CGS Distinguished Dissertations Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s competition for outstanding dissertations in the following fields: 1) Biological and Life Sciences and 2) Arts and Humanities. Sponsored jointly by CGS and ProQuest Dissertations Publishing and first presented in 1981, these awards are made annually to individuals who, in the opinion of the award committee, have completed dissertations representing original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline. The winner in each of the fields will be invited to attend the 2015 CGS Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington and to make a presentation at the annual Awards Luncheon. Each winner receives an award of $2000 from ProQuest. CGS member universities may submit one nomination in each field. The effective date of degree award, or the completion of all doctoral degree requirements and dissertation, must fall in the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015, inclusive, for each nominee selected.
The deadline for nominations is July 17, 2015. The electronic nomination form and information on the required submissions materials may be found on the CGS website at http://www.cgsnet.org/cgsproquest-distinguished-dissertation-award. Questions should be addressed to Cheryl Flagg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-461-3886.
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