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Morton Thesis/Dissertation Awards

The Morton Thesis/Dissertation Awards are a result of a generous donation by S. Morgan Morton ('63). These awards honor outstanding master's and doctoral students whose thesis or dissertation prospectus has been approved by their committee.

The Awards: The thesis award is $500; the dissertation award is $750.

Eligible Applicants: Graduate students with an approved prospectus for their thesis or dissertation.

Selection Process: Departments will recommend students to the Dean of their college by February 14, 2020. The recommendation consists of the Nomination Form and all required documentation as noted on the back of the form. Each Dean will recommend one master's and one doctoral student to the Dean of the Graduate School. The College of Arts and Sciences will be allowed to recommend two students at each level. Recipients will be selected by the College Directors of Graduate Studies and the Dean of the Graduate School.

Deadline: College Deans will submit nominees to the Graduate School by March 13, 2020.

Please forward all application information to 201-C FedEx Institute of Technology Building.

For further information call 901.678.4212 or email: rposton@memphis.edu.