University of Chicago - Planning PhD program - Fellowships
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Jim Marek <jmarek@...>
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09/04/2003 08:25 AM
Subject: The UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Distinguished
Graduate Scholar Award
The College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs <http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/> of the University of Illinois at Chicago is pleased to announce a
fellowship program for new doctoral students which offers an attractive
guarantee of four years of continued support. Please see the information
provided below for specific information on this exceptional opportunity.
Assistant Dean for Student Services
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
COLLEGE OF URBAN PLANNING AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE SCHOLAR AWARD
The CUPPA Distinguished Graduate Scholar Award Program offers highly
qualified doctoral applicants 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 assistants in one of the College's seven research centers
Selected students prepare for research careers in Urban Planning and
Policy <http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/upp/> or in Public Administration <http://www.uic.edu/cuppa/pa/> by studying with faculty in one of the College's academic departments
and in one of its nationally recognized research centers.
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
To apply for the Award, applicants should 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.)
For fullest consideration, students should be admitted to one of the
College's Ph.D. Programs no later than January 15. Awardees will be
invited to visit the campus to meet with CUPPA faculty, staff, and
students. Travel stipends will be paid by the applicant's preferred
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 the
To learn more, please contact:
Charles J. Hoch, Professor and PhD Program Director, Graduate Program in
Urban Planning and Policy; chashoch@...; 312-996-2156.
Michael Pagano, Professor and Director; Graduate Program in Public
Administration; mapagano@...; 312-355-4681.