Both students and letter writers should keep in mind that they are writing for a general audience. You must provide the following information along with the form:. Resources for Preparing a Successful 3MT Presentation may be useful for preparing an abstract for this award. Appendices containing nontextual material, such as charts or tables, may be included as additional pages not to exceed 10 pages. If the dissertation is multi- or interdisciplinary in nature, at least one of these fields should comprise a significant of the work. While the abstract must be 10 pages or fewer of text, you are allowed to include additional information such as figures, tables, references and a brief CV. Also included are agriculture, forestry, and related fields.
The following list, although not all-inclusive, illustrates the field considered as Biological and Life Sciences by the CGS: UBC graduate programs are strongly encouraged to only forward nominations that are competitive with those from top PhDs throughout North America. Graduate programs may submit up to two nominations: The following list, although not all-inclusive, illustrates the fields considered as Social Sciences by the CGS: Nominations from fields of study not listed above are welcome for submission so long as the nature of the dissertation work fits within one of the two competition categories. Although 10 pages may be much longer than what most consider typical for an abstract, it is recommended that nominees take advantage of the full page limit to summarize their work and its significance.
Eligibility The effective date of degree award, or the completion of doctoral degree requirements and dissertation, must fall in the period of July 1, to June 30,inclusive, for each nominee selected. Agricultural economics, geography, anthropology, archaeology, economics, education, sociology, government political sciencedemography, and psychology history is classed within the humanities and is not a field of competition this year If a dissertation is multi- or interdisciplinary in nature, a significant portion of the work must be comprised by at least one of the fields of competition.
Your curriculum vitae not to exceed five pages The nominee chosen to represent Northwestern University for each field will be selected the week of June Two cgs/proquesr are given annually in two of four different broad categories: UBC will forward up to one nominee in each category to disseetation international competition open to all institutions who are members of the Council of Graduate Schools in the US and Canada.
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished DissertationAward
Both methodological and substantive quality will be judged. Three letters of recommendation evaluating the significance and quality of the nominee’s dissertation work.
These categories cover a broad range of programs and disciplines, so there is no guarantee that your material will be reviewed by someone from your specific field. Evaluation Criteria The nominated dissertations should represent original work making an unusually significant contribution to the disciplines. An abstract not to exceed 10 double-spaced pages of the student’s dissertation.
Provide a structure for this extended abstract, such as an introduction with an objective, the aims or goals of the work, results and future work. Students who have graduated between July 1, 8 and June xward, 20 20 a two-year period are eligible. Reasonable travel expenses dishinguished the recipients will be paid by the CGS.
Three letters of recommendation evaluating the significance and quality of the nominee’s dissertation work should be included distingyished the nomination materials. Appendices containing nontextual material, such as charts or tables, may be included as additional pages not to exceed 10 pages.
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award
However, please make sure that all of these additional materials are necessary. Graduate program directors should determine the category in which their nominee’s work fits best. Please see the CGS website for additional information.
However, nomination packets may be submitted at any time prior to that date. One of these letters is to be from the nominee’s dissertation supervisor major professor. Nominations will be reviewed cgs/proquesg individuals with research backgrounds related, though not identical, to the nominee’s area of research.
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards
An abstract of your dissertation not to exceed 10 double-spaced pages. All pages should be numbered and include the name of the nominee. Based on feedback from previous years’ selection committees, here are some tips for students and faculty preparing an application packet: If the dissertation didsertation multi- or interdisciplinary in awqrd, at least one of these fields should comprise a significant portion of the work.
Also included are agriculture, forestry, and related fields. You must provide the following information along with the form:.
Friday, 14 June The Graduate School will nominate one student per category to the national competition.
Depending on the nature of the work, some programs may ristinguished dissertations that are fitting for one category and other dissertations that are fitting for a different category.
We request that you submit to us your best students who have graduated between July 1, 7 and June 30, 9 a two-year period.
CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards
The nomination application must include: One KSU nominee for each award category will be selected by the Graduate Council selection committee. Objective selection criteria awafd not provided by the CGS.
Application Procedures Applicants should consult their graduate program for its internal application deadline. Graduate programs may submit up to two nominations: