CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Feb. 28, 2000
Applications sought for international dissertation research fellowship
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Applications are now being accepted for the 2000-2001
T. Anne Cleary International Dissertation Research Fellowship, which provides
funds for UI doctoral students to conduct research outside of the United States.
The application deadline is April 3, 2000.
The fellowship was created by the UI Graduate Council in 1993 to honor the
late T. Anne Cleary, associate vice president for academic affairs and professor
of psychological and quantitative foundations, for her strong commitment to
the ideals of international education.
The competition is open to all doctoral candidates who will have completed
all pre-dissertation requirements by Sept. 15, including the comprehensive
exam and approval of a dissertation topic. Fellowships are awarded to Ph.D.
candidates whose dissertation research will promote the role of international
education and research at the UI.
Fellowships typically provide $1,500-$5,000, but proposals for support of
up to $15,000 will be considered. Support may be requested for stipend, post-comp
tuition and contributions to travel, subsistence and/or research expenses
for any period during the fiscal year (July 1, 2000 to June 30, 2001). Applications
are encouraged from students proposing research that involves fieldwork in
more than one country or geographical area and that raises theoretical issues
in international studies.
Applications are reviewed by a faculty awards committee, which makes a recommendation
to the dean of the Graduate College, who makes the final selection.
Additional guidelines and application materials are available on the International
Programs Web site at <http://www.uiowa.edu/~intl/independ/anne_cleary/1999/1999_anne_cleary.htm>.
For more information, contact Sandra Barkan, assistant dean, Graduate College,