Jumpstart Grants for Dissertation Research

These grants are available to doctoral students who defended their prospectus in the Spring semester or who defended their prospectus within the past two semesters (that is, in the previous calendar year) and are intended to jumpstart dissertation research. The award may cover travel to collections as well as the acquisition of equipment, or library materials needed to advance research.

Anticipated Total

Anticipated total amount over the full term of this award.


Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a 1-page single-spaced proposal describing the activity you wish to fund and how it will advance your larger scholarly or academic aims.
  2. Please submit a budget.