Deadline: April 15
The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy invites applications for the 2018-2019 Claude and Mildred Pepper Dissertation Fellowship. The award provides tuition and up to $25,000 to cover health insurance and a bi-weekly stipend for two semesters. The recipient must be enrolled full-time during the duration of the award (i.e., at least 9 hours in fall or spring; at least 6 hours in summer). Eligible applicants are doctoral candidates with plans to conduct dissertation research on a topic related to aging and public policy.
The fellowship recipient will provide a research presentation at the Pepper Center and, at the end of the award period, submit a report summarizing the work. Any publications and presentations resulting from this research should acknowledge the support provided by the Pepper Institute.
Applicants should submit the following materials:
- A description of the dissertation project and timetable (no more than three pages total)
- Cover letter that includes a statement of how the research contributes to our understanding of the social aspects of aging and their policy implications
- Nomination letter from major professor
All materials should be sent by April 15, 2018 to Dr. Anne Barrett, Director of Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy, at firstname.lastname@example.org.