University Of Minnesota Thesis
Faculty reviewers rely heavily on the DGS statement to help them evaluate the file from the vantage point of the broad discipline.
The DGS should not quote extensively from the nominee’s recommendation letters.
The DGS downloads the Evaluation Form and provides to program staff for inclusion in nomination.
The DGS evaluation is a critical component of the nomination and is carefully considered by the Fellowship Selection Committee.
Doctoral programs with approved completion requirements that do not include a final oral examination are exempt from I. Maximum award of ,000 available for extended travel to conduct thesis research abroad.The review and selection will be conducted by University of Minnesota faculty, who will select the awardees based on the following criteria: A typical budget generally includes transportation, lodging outside area of residence, and expenses for fieldwork.The Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (DDF) gives the University's most accomplished Ph. candidates an opportunity to devote full-time effort to an outstanding research project by providing time to finalize and write a dissertation during the fellowship year. candidates if the nominee: The deadline for programs to nominate is noon (CST), Wednesday, February 26, 2020.The award includes a stipend of ,000 for the academic year (September-May), tuition for up to 14 thesis credits each semester (fall & spring), and subsidized health insurance through the Graduate Assistant Health Plan. For more information about internal review and nomination procedures, please contact your Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) or designated program support staff.