Thomas A. Kochan & Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Award Competition

Thomas A. Kochan & Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Award Competition

Thomas A. Kochan & Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Award Competition Submission Form

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15

$1,000 Award - Entries due January 15.

ELIGIBILITY:The competition is open to doctoral students who have completed their thesis at accredited colleges and universities in the year preceeding the next Annual Meeting. All dissertations and correspondence must be in the English language.

ENTRY PROCEDURE: Students who wish to enter the competition need to submit 1) this entry from with an electronic copy of their 2) vita/resume, the 3) thesis, and 4) a letter from a member of the student’s Ph.D. Committee stating why the thesis is especially meritorious. Your letter of recommendation can be uploaded now, or emailed separately to LERAoffice@illinois.edu.

Section A. Author and Dissertation Information

 

 

 

 

Please include your current school, department, street address, city, state, zip, and phone - as well as your complete home address.

Please include your current school, department, street address, city, state, zip, and phone - as well as your complete home address.

Section B. Nominating Faculty and Contact Information

Please include name, school, department, street address, city, state, zip, phone, and email for the faculty member who is nominating your dissertation.

 

Section C. Dissertation, Letter of Nomination, and Vita Uploads

Please upload your paper. Please name your file "LastnameFirstname-Dissertation", and please remove any SPACES from the file name. PDF documents are greatly preferred. The maximum file upload size is 100MB, which is VERY large. If your paper is still too large, please try opening it in Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional, choosing 'document' and 'reduce file size'. Failing that, call 217-244-5419, or cut your document into smaller sections, and upload multiple files, or email them to LERAoffice@illinois.edu.

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Section E. Supporting Files Upload

Please note that your entry is not complete and won't be considered without 1) a vita/resume of the student, and 2) a letter of nomination from a member of the student's PhD committee stating why the thesis is especially meritorious. The letter may either be uploaded now, or it may be emailed to LERAoffice@illinois.edu.

  • PDF documents are preferred.
  • Please name your vita/resume "LastnameFirstname-Vita" and have no spaces in the file name.
  • Please name your letter of nomination "LastnameFirstname-NomLtr" and have no spaces in the file name.

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The letter of nomination can either be uploaded here or emailed to LERAoffice@illinois.edu.

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