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Funding Opportunity Number:
May 19, 2011
May 19, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jul 14, 2011
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Jul 14, 2011
Jul 20, 2011
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Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants
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Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Institutions of higher education accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education that sponsor doctoral students are eligible to apply. An institution can sponsor more than one doctoral student. Each student is responsible for the completion of his or her own application (with the assistance of the institution) and must meet the following program requirements: a. Be currently enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited doctoral program and either be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national (such as a person born in the Swains Island or American Samoa) within the meaning of 8 U.S.C. Section 1408, or be a lawful permanent resident (recipient of an Alien Registration Recipient Card-Form I-551, commonly referred to as a Green Card) or other qualified alien (such as an alien who has been granted asylum or refugee status) within the meaning of 8 U.S.C. Section 1651(b); b. By the application deadline date, the student�s dissertation proposal/prospectus has been accepted by the full dissertation committee; c. The student will have an assigned dissertation advisor; and d. By September 1, 2011, the student will have satisfactorily completed all other written and oral doctoral degree requirements, including all examinations, except the dissertation.
Department of Housing and Urban Development
The purpose of the Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant (DDRG) program is to enable doctoral candidates enrolled at institutions of higher education accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to complete their dissertations on policy-relevant housing and urban development issues. The FY 2011 DDRG program seeks to fund research studies that may impact federal problem solving and policymaking and that are relevant to HUD�s policy priorities and annual goals and objectives.