Stanford Lyman Memorial Scholarship
- Ph.D. candidate working on a dissertation in sociological theory, symbolic interaction, race relations, law, or ethics.
- Applicant must be receiving the degree from an institution within the MSSA member states or from an institution which has active MSSA student/faculty memberships.
Each applicant is to submit the following:
- Letter of introduction which includes a brief discussion of how the applicant’s work reflects Stanford Lyman’s tradition within sociology
- Description of dissertation research project, such as a research proposal – approx 5 pages,
- Letter of support from the applicant’s dissertation committee chair which evaluates the dissertation project,
- Timetable for completion of the dissertation and degree, and
- Current vitae.
The scholarship will be announced at the Annual MSSA Conference banquet, but the committee does reserve the right not to award the scholarship in any given year.
Specific information for the current year’s scholarship process (including deadlines and where to send application materials) can be found here MSSA2013-LymanScholarship-CallforApplicants