Research / Research Administration / Dudley Allen Sargent Research Fund

Doctoral Candidate Application Guidelines

Applications that do not follow the guidelines for each competition will be returned without consideration.

  • Completed applications for the Doctoral Competition are due Monday April 3, 2017. The committee will review applications by April 18, 2017 with decision notifications to be sent shortly thereafter.
  • All projects will have a start date of May 1, 2017.
  • The requested duration for a project is typically 12 months, and may not exceed 18 months.
  • Each request should not exceed $5,000. (Support for a research project in its entirety may not be possible because of limited financial resources.)
  • All applications must be typed. Six copies of the entire application must be submitted by the appropriate deadline to the office of Joan Butler, Research Administrator, Room 215; 617-353-2708.

The application consists of the following required information:

  • Application Cover Page Form
  • Project Approval Form
  • Project Proposal