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Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Information Science 2017


March 15, 2017


Opportunity Cover Image - Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Information Science 2017



Up to six of these fellowships are awarded each year to doctoral students who are working on their dissertations in Library and Information Science, Information Studies, Informatics, or a related field. To be eligible, candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral-level research program at an institution with ALA, CILIP, or other Beta Phi Mu Executive Board approved accreditation. List of approved accreditations/institutions can be found in the "Further official information" link below this announcement.


  1. Current Vita.
  2. Met your program’s requirements for advancement to candidacy.
  3. Abstract of dissertation (300 word limit).
  4. Letter from Dean or Director indicating dissertation topic has been approved.
  5. Applicant’s candidacy has been advanced. All requirements for degree except writing and defense of dissertation have been completed.
  6. Three letters of recommendation.
  7. Personal statement from applicant not to exceed 500 words relating to post-dissertation plans.

Please note: All Eugene Garfield Doctoral dissertation Fellowship awardees will be required to complete their dissertations within two years of receipt of the award and must submit an electronic copy of their completed dissertation.

  • Amount Awarded

$3,000 each

  • Number of Awards

Up to six

  • Total Amount Awarded

Up to $18,000

To apply go to "Further official information" link below this announcement and fill the online application form. 

For more information click "Further official information" below.

Eligible Countries
Study Levels
Publish Date
December 22, 2016


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