Donna Robinson Meckley Fellowship

The Donna Robinson Meckley Graduate Fellowship provides funds to PhD students whose dissertation focuses on British studies and/or culture to conduct research for their dissertation. The grant can be used for things such as travel to archives, lodging during travel, institution research fees, scanning, photocopying and printing charges, etc.

One (1) fellowship in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to a qualified graduate student. The award will be distributed and applied to the student’s fall 2020 tuition bill. Applications will be reviewed and award winners selected by the Graduate Studies Committee.

Qualifications

PhD students in post-comprehensive exam “D” status, registered continually for 5+ dissertation hours as required by the Graduate School Rules.
Preference will be given to students whose dissertation focuses on British studies and/or culture.

Submission Guidelines

Applicants must submit the following:

  • A current resume
  • A detailed explanation of the importance of this grant for your dissertation/thesis research (maximum of one page, typed and single-spaced)Include the current status of your dissertation/thesis and progress you expect to make during the term of this award
  • A typed, detailed budget of expected expenses (if traveling) and description of destination(s), including dates of travel. Award recipients will be expected to document travel expenses with receipts.

Award
$2,000
Deadline
02/15/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a PhD student in post-comprehensive exam “D” status, registered continually for 5+ dissertation hours as required by the Graduate School Rules?
  2. Submit a current CV.
  3. Submit a typed, detailed budget of expected expenses.
  4. Submit a one-page explanation of the importance of this grant for your dissertation/ thesis research. Include the current status of your dissertation/thesis and progress you expect to make over the summer.