Application Form

Dissertation Enhancement Award Application

  • A proposal (1,500 words or less) that outlines the research proposed or underway. Include a clear description of your research questions and approach and describe how the award would enhance your ability to carry out the project. (Research supported by CQSHM is expected to have undergone IRB review. Proposals should state whether IRB review is complete or in process. No funds will be released until IRB approval has been obtained.) The proposal needs to be in pdf format.
  • Needs to be a pdf
  • A letter of recommendation from your advisor. The letter should comment on the overall dissertation project and attest to the centrality of qualitative or ethnographic approaches to it. Your advisor can also directly email the letter to