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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF)--Competition open

The Social Science Research Council's Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) is a strategic fellowship program designed to help graduate students in the humanities and social sciences formulate doctoral dissertation proposals that are intellectually pointed, amenable to completion in a reasonable time frame, and competitive in fellowship competitions.

The program is organized around distinct "research fields," subdisciplinary and interdisciplinary domains with common intellectual questions and styles of research. This year's research fields include:

The application deadline is January 30, 2009

SSRC is very interested in receiving applications from eligible Rutgers graduate students for this program.

If you would like to schedule a proposal review appointment for this application, please send an email to: to schedule an appointment. In the email, please include three different meeting times and dates (to schedule one appointment). Our current meeting availability is available on-line at:

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