The UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Distinguished Graduate Scholar Award for New Doctoral Students
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Distinguished Graduate Scholar Award for New Doctoral Students
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
University of Illinois at Chicago
The UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Distinguished
Scholar Award Program offers highly qualified applicants to its doctoral
programs a guarantee of up to four years of tuition-free education and
salaries of up to $15,000 per academic year for work as research
in one of the College's <http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/> seven research centers
Selected students prepare for research careers in Public Administration
<http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/pa/ > or in Urban Planning and Policy
<http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/upp/> by studying with faculty in one of the
College's academic departments and in one of its nationally recognized
Scholars are expected to complete all required course work and pass their
preliminary examinations during their first two years of study. Scholars
spend the next two years pursuing advanced research in their selected
For fullest consideration, students should be admitted to one of the
College's Ph.D.programs no later than January 15. Please see the PA and
UPP websites for complete academic program information and application
To apply for the Award, applicants should also submit the following items
to their selected academic program no later than January 15.
1. A letter of application stating your full name, address, email address,
and work and home telephone numbers.
2. A brief statement of your proposed program of study and research.
3. A brief statement identifying the CUPPA research center you think would
best meet your educational and research objectives. (It is best to select
one. If interested in more than one, rank by order of preference as 1st,
2nd, 3rd, etc.)
Award recipients will be selected by March 1. (The fellowship is available
for fall semester only.) Those selected must notify their Program Director
whether they intend to accept the award within three weeks of receiving an
offer of support. Awardees will be invited to visit the campus to meet
CUPPA faculty, staff, and students. Travel expenses will be paid by the
applicant's preferred academic program.
To learn more, please contact:
Michael Pagano, Professor and Director, Public Administration Program:
Curt Winkle, Associate Professor and Director, Urban Planning and Policy
Program: cwinkle@...; 312-996-2155.