Dean's Assistantship

Provides outstanding students with an opportunity to have an enriched research experience in the social sciences with a faculty mentor. Chairs and Directors nominate students from their unit.  Recipients will work an average of 10 hours/week. 

Deadline September 19, 2016

General Information

The Dean’s Assistantship provides exceptional College of Social Science students with support to conduct advanced mentored research projects. Research projects must make a substantial contribution to scholarship. Candidates for the Dean’s Assistantship are nominated by their department or school. Students must have a faculty sponsor. Each department or school follows its own nomination procedures and forwards the names and completed applications of one or more candidates to the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. Selection of the final recipients is made by the Associate Dean in consultation with the College Scholarship Committee.

The application has 7 parts.  All 7 parts must be completed prior to submitting the application.

  1. Abstract signed by faculty sponsor and Chair
  2. Introduction                    
  3. Methodology 
  4. Outcomes                      
  5. Bibliography
  6. Resume
  7. Letter(s) of Recommendation

Complete Dean's Assistantship Guidelines

Abstract Example

Application