The Graduate School is pleased to announce that in 2021, up to six
outstanding doctoral students will be recognized with the Auburn
University Graduate School's Distinguished Dissertation Award.
The application process, selection criteria, and award
categories are modeled after the Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest
Distinguished Dissertation Awards, so that selected award-winners from
Auburn may also be nominated for these national awards at the
Thus the fields of competition for 2021 are Humanities/Fine Arts and Biological Sciences.
Winners of the award will be recognized at the
Graduate School's annual awards ceremony with an honorarium of $500 and
a citation. Upon the recommendation of the Awards Committee, the
Graduate School may nominate winners of the awards for the Council of
Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards.
Each college/school is invited to select and nominate up to three
students (in each award category as appropriate) for the Graduate School
If a college/school nominates more than three students in any one
category, the Graduate School will contact one of the unit's associate
deans (or another designee) to downselect the top three candidates.
The deadline for submission to the Graduate School is
Friday, April 23, 2021.
For more information, contact
Maria Witte in the Graduate School at
Last modified: January 11, 2021