Doctoral Research Stipend Program

The purpose of this program is to support health policy and services research by offering a stipend to doctoral students who play an active role in the research of CHAS fellows, CHAS affiliates, and other CHAS-funded faculty members.

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ABOUT

Stipend recipients will receive a total of $3,000 of financial support which will be distributed in three $1,000 increments, one increment per quarter in most cases.

NOTE: Doctoral Research Stipends are not intended to support dissertation research nor original research that may be supervised by a CHAS faculty member or CHAS-funded faculty member that does not relate to health policy and services.

ELIGIBILITY & EXPECTATIONS

  • Students must be actively enrolled, and in good academic standing with University and are expected to be in residence for the entire period of their stipend support.
  • Awardees must attend weekly Davis Lectures (Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30pm) and other relevant CHAS events.

APPLY

Please submit the following to: chas@ssa.uchicago.edu

A two page double-spaced proposal describing

  1. the research question
  2. specific tasks you will be engaged on
  3. what products will result from your work

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Download the 2017 Program Flyer

TIMELINE

Application Due

Recipients Announced

Stipend Start Date

Stipend End Date

June 9, 2017

July 31, 2017

September 25, 2017

June 2018

CURRENT STIPEND RECIPIENTS

Tonie Sadler, AM

Tonie Sadler, AM

  • PhD Student, SSA
Yu-An Lin, MSW

Yu-An Lin, MSW

  • PhD Candidate, SSA
Keunhye Park, MSW

Keunhye Park, MSW

  • PhD Student, SSA
Bikki Tran Smith, MA, MSW

Bikki Tran Smith, MA, MSW

  • PhD Student, SSA
Clifford S. Bersamira, AM

Clifford S. Bersamira, AM

  • PhD Candidate, SSA
  • Project Coordinator, NDATSS State Case Studies
Mary Bunn, MA, LCSW

Mary Bunn, MA, LCSW

  • PhD Student, SSA
  • Adjunct Faculty, SSA
  • Mental Health Technical Advisor, Heartland Alliance International
  • Clinical Consultant, Cross Cultural Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand