The 2019-20 Dissertation Fellowship is a one-quarter award established with support of the University President.
In 1930 Louise Foucar Marshall, ex-university professor, businesswoman and philanthropist, and her husband, Thomas Marshall, created a foundation that would, in Louise’s words, “carry on our work when we are gone.” It was the first private foundation in Arizona.
Her goal was to create a permanent scholarship fund to aid deserving women who wanted to attend the University of Arizona and to help those less fortunate in the community.
Two interdisciplinary faculty committees (one committee for Arts and Humanities and one committee for Social Sciences and Social Professions) will evaluate proposals.
Nominees should be encouraged to consider this audience when preparing the project description.
citizens or permanent residents and have advanced to candidacy for the Ph. Successful fellowship proposals will combine advanced research with applied projects that fit the NITC theme, linking to articulated U. DOT priorities of improving mobility of people and goods to build strong communities.
Proposals will be reviewed by the NITC Executive Committee.
The award must be used during the 2019-20 academic year (summer 2019 through spring 2020).
The choice of the quarter will be left to the discretion of the graduate student in consultation with his or her supervisory committee chair.
Psychology cannot thrive without nourishing our most intelligent and inquiring minds to pursue the discipline.
To this end, the foundation supports a number of programs aimed at helping graduate students further their education in psychology.