Walker Hill International Award

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021


The Walker Hill International Award is an award that can be used for pre-dissertation visits to a doctoral research site in a country outside the United States. International students who undertake research in the country of their origin are not eligible. The award amount varies every year, but will be at least $600.

The deadline for this year’s award is March 1.


To be eligible for the award, you must:

  • Be an MSU doctoral student at the pre-dissertation stage who has completed adequate credits to have pre-dissertation research objectives.
  • Submit a description, appropriateness and feasibility of pre-dissertation research objectives to be accomplished during the period spent abroad.
  • Demonstrate scholarly excellence.
  • Demonstrate character and personal attributes that contribute to a high probability of success in an international setting.

For more information, visit http://www.isp.msu.edu/information-resources/student-funding/walker-hill/.