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USC Dornsife

Office of Graduate and Professional Education

Call for Nominations

USC Del Amo Foundation Research Awards 2019

The purpose of the Del Amo Foundation is to create and increase cultural, artistic
and industrial relations between Spain and California. In sum, this grant supports
research about the complex relationship between California and the West and
Spain. This grant is not for travel to Spain to give conference papers about other

A limited number of stipends of up to $5,000 are available for continuing Ph.D.

students to conduct research and/or study in summer, 2019. Preference will be
given to students whose research about Spain and California connections requires
travel to Spain. Recipients will be required to submit a report and a thank you letter
to the USC Dornsife Office of GPE in September 2019.

Nominations: Files should be collected by the department and electronically

submitted to by March 8, 2019.

Each submission should include as one PDF:

• Completed cover sheet (attached)
• 1 or 2 page narrative description of the research project or documentation
and description of the study program
• Current STARS report (copy all text to Word and save as PDF)
• Budget and timetable
• 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, Associate Dean, Graduate
Programs at the email address above.
USC Dornsife
Office of Graduate and Professional Education

Application Cover Sheet

USC Del Amo Foundation Research Award

Name Student ID

Email Department

Year of Entry to Ph.D.
Program Date Passed Quals.

Estimated Completion
Date Advisor’s Name

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

Name of Student Signature