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Summer Dissertation Proposal Workshop

Posted: 1/9/2018 (Conference)

Howard University’s Center on Race and Wealth and the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison seek applications for the second annual Summer Dissertation Proposal Writing Workshop. This week-long workshop, held at Howard University in Washington, D.C., is aimed at pre-proposal doctoral students in the social sciences from underrepresented racial and ethnic populations who are studying topics related to poverty or inequality in the United States. The workshop is designed to help provide students the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to prepare a dissertation proposal. Funding is provided by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of IRP’s National Poverty Research Center award.

Applicants must be pre-dissertation proposal doctoral students from underrepresented racial or ethnic populations (Black, Hispanic, Native American) studying at U.S. universities.

Applications are due by January 31, 2018.

For questions about the workshop or eligibility, contact Dr. Janet Griffin-Graves at For questions about the application, please contact Dave Chancellor at

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Deadline: 01/31/2018

Location: Howard University