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Fahs-Beck Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program

Grants of up to $5,000 to help support dissertation expenses of doctoral students in the United States and Canada whose studies have the potential for adding significantly to knowledge about problems in the functioning or well being of children, adults, couples, families, or communities, or about interventions designed to prevent or alleviate such problems. The research for which funding is requested must focus on the United States or Canada or on a comparison between the United States or Canada and one or more other countries.


November 1 and April 1

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: First Year Graduate Student, Phd Student, ABD Student

Award Type:

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Social sciences

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
August 23, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17