Eugene Garfield…

Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2012



Up to six of these fellowships are awarded each year to Library and Information Science doctoral students who are working on their dissertations.

  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.

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About alabamabpm

Founding Beta Phi Mu, the library and information science honor society, was founded at the University of Illinois in 1948 by a group of leading librarians and library educators. The first chapter consisted of 12 students and their 13 sponsors. Today Beta Phi Mu has grown to over 23,000 members and has chartered 56 chapters. The Beta Kappa Chapter of Beta Phi Mu was organized at the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alabama. It was installed into the national organization in November, 1975.

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