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Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) Dissertation Award 2019

The Military Suicide Research Consortium (MSRC) is pleased to announce its eighth year of providing dissertation awards to doctoral students whose dissertation advisor is a current member of the MSRC. The awards of $2,000 each are intended to provide support and facilitate significant progress on a doctoral dissertation, with a topic of relevance to the MSRC. Abstracts of previously supported dissertations are available on the MSRC website.

Interested students are to submit their application and supporting materials through the MSRC website (

Students are to submit the following materials: a brief (3-5 double-spaced pages) description of their dissertation project which explains how the study is relevant to the mission of the MSRC; a brief written description of how funds will be used and an expected timeline for completion; and a letter of support from their dissertation advisor. The letter of support must address that the applicant is at an appropriate stage in their dissertation development process (i.e., the applicant will be able to make significant progress on the study during the funding year). Funded students will be required to submit a final report at the end of their funding year describing the status of their study and a statement of how the funds were expended. Templates are available on the website.

Applications are due by 11:59 PM EST on Monday, July 15, 2019. Funding decisions will be made by Thursday, August 15th and contracting will begin in September.

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