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USC Dornsife Office of Graduate Programs Call for Nominations Gold Family Graduate Fellowship Competition 2013
The USC Dornsife Office of Graduate Programs is pleased to invite nominations for the Gold Family Graduate Fellowship competition. Recipients of this prestigious fellowship will receive a summer stipend of $5,000 to pursue research related to their dissertation. Gold Family Fellows will be chosen by a panel of senior faculty on the basis of extraordinary academic promise. Candidates are eligible only if they have passed their exams and are at the beginning of their dissertation research. There will be a limited number of these Fellowships awarded for the summer of 2013. Fellows will be required to submit a report and a thank-‐you letter to the USC Dornsife Office of Graduate Programs in September 2013. Nominations: Departments may nominate up to two students. Files should be collected by the department and electronically submitted to Kimberly Allen at email@example.com by April 5, 2012. Each submission should include in PDF form: • Completed cover sheet (attached) • 1 or 2 page letter from the student explaining the research topic and the value of the research in a larger context • Current STARS report (copy all text to Word and save as PDF) • Statement of support from the faculty advisor • Short letter from the department chair/program director confirming departmental approval and ranking the applicants if there is more than one If you have questions, please contact Kimberly Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Terms and Conditions If selected as a recipient of this prestigious fellowship, I understand that: • No contemporaneous employment is permitted during the period of this award • I will be required to submit a report and thank you letter no later than 30 days after the completion of the award period • I am expected to focus solely on my research for the period of the award • I am expected to make every effort to attend a luncheon with other award recipients after the conclusion of the award period Name of Student Signature