$7500 per grant—$5000 initially and an additional $2500 upon completion of the project. Grants are non-renewable.
Criteria for completion include:
Grants are only open to current PhD candidates whose project has received approval from their department
|How the grants are administered:
Awards are made to individuals, not institutions, and if processed through an institution, a waiver for overhead is requested. Recipients are expected to acknowledge assistance provided by the Foundation in any publication resulting from their research and are also asked to notify the Foundation. Awards are publicized in appropriate professional media and on the Foundation’s website.
|Types of projects supported:
Candidates may propose new projects or they may solicit support for research in progress, including final work on a dissertation, supplementing research funds for a work in progress, or travel funds.The following categories of proposals are given priority in determining recipients:
These are guidelines, not mandates, and are not listed in order of importance. Each proposal will be evaluated solely on its own merit by the Board.