Gliozzo Dissertation Research Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018


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The Dr. Charles and Marjorie Gliozzo Dissertation Research Scholarship is available to MSU doctoral students with dissertation research objectives who have defended, or are in the process of defending, a dissertation proposal. The scholarship supports field research abroad in support of the student's dissertation. The application deadline for this scholarship is March 1, 2018.


  • Applicants are citizens of the United States.
  • Applicants are enrolled in doctoral programs at MSU, have garnered sufficient academic credits, have clearly-delineated dissertation research objectives and ideally have or are in the process of defended/defending their research prospectus/proposal.
  • Applicants have demonstrated an ability to undertake primary and/or secondary research abroad.
  • Applicants have exhibited scholarly excellence in their academic endeavours.
  • Applicants epitomize exemplary character and possess personal attributes which will contribute to their ability to be successful abroad.

To Apply

Submit the following materials:

  • Completed Gliozzo Dissertation Research Scholarship Application Form (PDF).
  • Letter of application describing how scholarship funds would be utilized vis-à-vis student's program of study and how the research project will contribute to extant scholarship.
  • Letter of support from applicant's academic or research adviser (Reference letters are confidential and will only be shared with members of the Selection Committee) Note: Reference letters may be sent electronically with a signed and sealed hard copy to follow.
  • Letter of support from a second faculty member.
  • Official MSU transcript that includes fall 2017 grades. Transcripts from previously-attended educational institutions are not required.
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume.

Send completed applicants to:

Assistant Dean for Administration
International Studies and Programs
Michigan State University
International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 207
East Lansing, MI 48824-1035
Phone: +1-517-355-2350
Fax: +1-517-353-7254