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MEMORANDUM


Date:                     April 8, 2008

To:                          Department Chairs, Graduate Coordinators and Graduate Staff

From:                    Laurence B. Alexander, PhD
Interim Associate Dean, Graduate School

RE:                          Reminder:  Supplemental Retention & Delores Auzenne Dissertation Awards


The Graduate School is requesting your assistance in announcing the Summer Graduate Supplemental Retention Award Program and the Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award.

The Supplemental Retention Program (SRP) offers limited tuition assistance for UF students who have completed at least one year of a Ph.D. or MFA studies, have no more than three semesters to completion, and are no longer eligible to receive a fellowship, assistantship, or other College or Departmental funding.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The funding is designed to assist students with the completion of their degree programs by providing limited tuition assistance and by involving them in retention activities organized by the Graduate School.

Deadline:  5 p.m., Friday, April 11, 2008

The Delores Auzenne Dissertation Award provides one semester of support for underrepresented UF PhD students actively writing their dissertation, and who are no longer eligible to receive a fellowship, assistantship, or other funding.  The award provides tuition assistance for up to three hours of dissertation credits and a $5000 stipend.  A limited number of Awards will be granted for the summer semester.

Deadline:  5 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2008



Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.



Information and applications are available in the Graduate School, Room 115 Grinter Hall, or on our website at http://gradschool.rgp.ufl.edu/ogmp.asp.


If you have questions concerning the award please contact the OGMP at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or at 392-6444.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

UF Graduate School
POB  115500
115 Grinter Hall
Gainesville FL 32611-5500
Telephone:  352-392-6444
Fax:  352-392-3773