Ralph P. Hummel Doctoral Research Scholarship Award

Deadline:  1 December 2016
Open to: doctoral students working on dissertations using phenomenological or other interpretive approaches in public administration, social policy and planning, political science, organization theory, and related fields
Award: up to USD 1000

Description

In recognition of Ralph P. Hummel’s intellectual contributions to public administration, social policy, political science, and organization theory, the Institute of Applied Phenomenology in Science and Technology (IAP) has established the Ralph P. Hummel Doctoral Research Scholarship Fund to be used to support interpretive doctoral dissertation research. The Public Administration Theory Network (PATNet) endorses and supports the fund.

Eligibility

Applicants are limited to doctoral students working on dissertations using phenomenological or other interpretive approaches in public administration, social policy and planning, political science, organization theory, and related fields.

Award

The IAP will award the winner up to USD 1000. In addition, PATNet has agreed to waive conference registration fees for the winner in the year the award is received as well as the year completed research is presented at its conference.

Funds may be used to support dissertation research, including travel expenses and presentations of the research at professional conferences.

How to Apply?

Applicants are asked to submit a 1500 word summary of the dissertation prospectus that does not include any reference to the author, as well as an approved copy of the prospectus defense signed by the chair of the faculty committee. Completed applications are due on December 1, 2016 and must include one version of the paper with all identifying references to the author removed. All applications are blindly reviewed by an award review committee. The award will be announced no later than February 15, 2016.

Applications should be emailed to:  [email protected].

More information on the official website.

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