Northwestern University


Jack Kent Cooke Dissertation Fellowship External Deadline

When: Monday, February 4, 2013
All day  

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student

Contact: Kevin Clark  

Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines

Category: Academic

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2013 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship is now accepting applications in support of advanced doctoral candidates in a variety of fields, including education and the social sciences.

The Jack Kent Cooke Dissertation Fellowship will award up to four fellowships of up to $25,000 to help advanced doctoral students who are completing dissertations that further the understanding of the educational pathways and experiences of high-achieving, low-income students.

Minimum eligibility for a Jack Kent Cooke Dissertation Fellowship includes:
• Demonstration of superior academic ability and achie vement,
• Successful completion of all pre-dissertation requirements, and
• Full-time enrollment in a U.S. graduate degree program.
Guidelines and application materials are available on the Foundation’s website:

Although applicants must be candidates for a doctoral degree at a graduate school in the United States, they need not be US citizens. Please note that the applicants' graduate study may be in a diverse range of academic disciplines (e.g., policy studies, economics, psychology, education) but their topic must be tied to the Foundation’s mission: advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.

Students can email the Foundations directly at with any inquiries.

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