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January 15 2024
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Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowships


Recipients must be advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D. and expect to complete their dissertation during the year of their fellowship. Support will be available for up to 12 months to enable students to dedicate their time exclusively to dissertation research. Students may not apply for this fellowship - they must be nominated. Nominations must come from faculty and must include contributions from the major advisor and an endorsement from the department/program. DDCF application is now a three-step process: (1) A nomination form is completed by the research advisor or department chair, (2) The student's eligibility for DDCF is determined by the Graduate School based on stated criteria (3) The nominator will be notified that a full application can be submitted for funding consideration if nomination meets all eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Texas

How to Apply