University of Iowa News Release
May 30, 2003
UI Graduate College Awards Dissertation Fellowships
The University of Iowa Graduate College has awarded 17 fellowships to select students in their final year of graduate studies. The Ada Louisa Ballard and Seashore Dissertation-Year Fellowships were established to help doctoral students in the humanities complete the writing of their dissertations. Each carries a stipend of $1,400 per month plus tuition and is awarded for up to 12 months.
This year's award winners represent 10 graduate programs in the humanities, including two student-initiated interdisciplinary degree programs. The students were nominated for the awards by their respective departments.
Funds for the Ballard Fellowship were bequeathed by the late Professor Clarence E. Cousins in honor of his mother. Cousins was for many years a member of the Department of French and Italian. Seashore Fellowships were initiated by Leslie Sims, former dean of the Graduate College, and approved by the Graduate Council as part of the Graduate College Strategic Plan.
For synopses of dissertation topics, please visit http://www.grad.uiowa.edu/updates/. More information about UI Graduate College Fellowships is available online http://www.grad.uiowa.edu/students/financialsupport.
Fellowship winners and their dissertation titles are listed alphabetically according to discipline:
Art and Art History
Cinema and Comparative Literature
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