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									         PRE-DISSERTATION and DISSERTATION RESEARCH
                       TRAVEL AWARD
                   Application for Academic Year 2012-2013

The Graduate School Pre-dissertation and Dissertation Research Travel Awards provide funding for
Ph.D. students to travel outside the continental United States. Award amounts vary from $500 to
$3,000 depending on the research project and the number of proposals funded. Funding generally
includes travel costs, some living expenses, and direct research expenses. All students enrolled
full-time in a Graduate School program at Duke are eligible.

                Departments may nominate no more than three (3) students.

Submission Requirements:

One copy of the following original documentation should be given to your DGS assistant.
    Completed cover sheet (see page 2)
    Completed application (see page 3)
    Curriculum Vitae
    Brief statement (not to exceed 3 pages) indicating:
      1. the dissertation title or proposed subject
      2. a description of the research project
      3. the specific research location or resource to be visited
      4. research plans while abroad
      5. the significance of the trip to the proposed research
      6. budget information detailing travel costs, food and lodging
    Letter of recommendation from DGS
    Letter of recommendation from Dissertation Supervisor
    Copy of current Duke transcript or ACES report

Submission Instructions:

      The DGSA will submit the completed applications to the Graduate School electronically as
       individually named pdf attachments. Applications will not be accepted from students.
      All application components must be submitted in the order noted above, and emailed to
       leslie.angier@duke.edu no later than October 28, 2011.
      Incomplete applications or those incorrectly submitted will be returned to the department.
      Applications received after the deadline date will not be accepted.

NOTE: Award recipients will be expected to complete the Graduate and Professional
Student Registry Form (https://eruditio.aas.duke.edu/international/) at least three (3)
days prior to travel.




                                                                                    Revised September 2011
         PRE-DISSERTATION and DISSERTATION RESEARCH
                       TRAVEL AWARD
                                  Application Cover Sheet


 THE FOLLOWING SECTION TO BE COMPLETED BY THE STUDENT

 Applicant Name

 Duke Unique I.D.                       Email

 Department

 Campus address and box number

 Matriculation date

 Date prelim was successfully completed / Projected date of prelim




THE FOLLOWING SECTION TO BE COMPLETED BY DEPARTMENT

Departmental Ranking:

This applicant is ranked _____ out of _____ applications submitted by your department for this award.


Checklist of items to be submitted in this order:

   ___        Completed coversheet

   ___        Application sheet

   ___        Curriculum vitae

   ___        Title and description of research project, noting location and significance of trip to
              research (3 page maximum)

   ___        Budget sheet

   ___        Letter of recommendation from DGS

   ___        Letter of recommendation from Dissertation Supervisor

   ___        Copy of Duke transcript or ACES record

                                                                                        Revised September 2011
          PRE-DISSERTATION and DISSERTATION RESEARCH
                        TRAVEL AWARD
                                  2012-2013 Budget Sheet

The Graduate School and the Vice Provost for International Affairs will make available awards to
graduate students for research outside the continental United States that will culminate in a master’s
thesis, doctoral dissertation (both pre-dissertation and dissertation projects will be supported) or other
terminal degree project.


Name

Coursework completed (yes/no) ________________________

Degree sought ______________________________________

Project or dissertation title ___________________________________________________________

Research site(s) ___________________________________________________________________

Estimated departure date ______________________________

Estimated return date _________________________________

Total funds required $ ________________________________ (enclose detailed budget)

Other funds received for trip $ __________________________

Amount requested $ __________________________________

Other awards pending $ _______________________________



Date _____________________            Signature ____________________________________________
                                                         Applicant


                                      Signature ____________________________________________
                                                         Chair, Doctoral Committee or Advisor


                                      Signature ____________________________________________
                                                    Director of Graduate Studies or Appropriate Dean




                                                                                         Revised September 2011

								
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