Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program - Each Candidate To Receive $15,000

Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program: The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is accepting dissertation proposals for the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program (KDFP). This is an opportunity for PhD, DBA, or other students seeking doctoral degrees from accredited U.S. institutions of higher education to secure $15,000 to conduct the research on issues of theoretical and practical importance to the domain of entrepreneurship. Up to 15
candidates will be supported by the fellowship program.

The Priorities of the Program are:
  • Regional dynamics
  • Human capital dimensions of entrepreneurship
  • Economic growth
  • Entrepreneurship policy
  • Programmatic research

The fellows will receive total $15,000 in two installments. The cash will be utilized towards student’s dissertation including data collection and analysis, travel, and course buyouts along with the purchase of databases or specialized hardware/software.

Criteria for Eligibility
  • PhD, DBA, or other students seeking doctoral degrees from accredited U.S. institutions of higher education are eligible to apply.
  • Students who are in the process of formulating their dissertation proposal as well as doctoral candidates with recently approved dissertation proposals are the ideal applicants.
  • Proposed research must address issues of theoretical and practical importance to the domain of entrepreneurship.

Kauffman Foundation employees and family members of Kauffman Foundation employees are not eligible to apply for this program.
The selected dissertation proposals must be approved by the applicant’s dissertation committee before the disbursement of any funds under KDFP.
Application materials include – proposal cover sheet, signed statement of approval of the dissertation proposal from the supervising professor; abstract (100 words of fewer) along with research proposal.

For more information and Application details, Follow This LINK to Visit The Fellowship Website. The deadline for Application is 10 September 2014

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