Office of Graduate and Professional Education



FOR THE YEAR 2013 Ė 2014




Nomination deadline: February 21, 2014


Studentís Name: ________________________________________________


Studentís Major: ________________________________________________


Please submit two copies of the following items for each nominee:


1.      Completed Application Form for each nominee.


2.      A letter of nomination for each nominee from either the chairperson of the department or the director of the graduate program that describes the accomplishments and suitability of the nominee for this award including information that sets this nominee apart from other students in the program.


3.      An evaluation letter by the studentís dissertation adviser of the nomineeís academic progress, need to devote full-time effort to dissertation writing, and likelihood of completion of the dissertation within one academic year.


4.      A brief resume of the nominee.


5.      No more than a two-page essay from the nominee describing his/her plans for completing the dissertation within one year.