Description The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awards 15 grants to PhD students whose dissertation proposal discusses policy-relevant urban research. The program strives to gives students the resources to complete their dissertation on housing and urban development issues in a feasible amount of time. The Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant program is intended to stimulate policy-relevant urban research in several ways: by encouraging doctoral candidates to pursue research topics in community, housing, and urban development; by assisting doctoral candidates in the timely completion of the dissertation research; and by providing an arena for new scholars to share their research findings. Past proposals include the effect of public housing resident involvement on crime deterrence, and the evolution of comprehensive community development practices.
Award Amount Stipends of $15,000.
Disciplines Open to all fields.
Academic Level Working on Doctoral Dissertation.
Citizenship No citizenship requirements.
Requirements Must have satisfactorily completed all written and oral PhD requirements except the dissertation by September of when the grant begins. Applicants may be in any academic discipline that provides policy-relevant insight on research issues encompassed by HUD's mission and program commitments. Eligible students must have fully developed and approved dissertation proposals that address issues in housing and urban development and can be completed within a 2-year period. Doctoral students currently enrolled in accredited programs are eligible.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact University Partnerships Clearinghouse P.O. Box 7485 Silver Spring, MD 20907 (200) 708-3061
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