Dissertation Institute

This May's Dissertation Institute was a big success! Our next Dissertation Institute will be December 14-18, 2015.

Applications for the next Institute will be available on October 12, 2015.

Does your dissertation need some inspiration? Looking for a boost to get finished? Or maybe you want to get it started off on the right foot? Try NC State's new "bootcamp for your dissertation!"

Thesis and Dissertation Support Services at NC State is offering the Dissertation Institute in December 2015. The Institute is designed to give 15 students at the writing stage of their dissertation dedicated time and space to focus on their projects. The Institute will combine highly productive writing time, scholarly writing instruction, group goal-setting, and motivational strategies to support our doctoral students. We will help you get finished!

When: December 14-18, 2015
Where: Hunt Library Creativity Studio
Who can apply: Doctoral candidates (limited to the first 15 applicants)
Applications available: October 12, 2015
Deadline for applications
: November 24, 2015
Deadline for motivational deposit: November 24, 2015

Application Package

We will be accepting applications for the Fall 2015 Dissertation Institute in October!
There are three (3) requirements for your Dissertation Institute application:

  1. Completed application form
  2. An email statement of support from your dissertation chair
  3. A fully-refundable motivational deposit of $50 in the form of a check, made out to NC State University.

To secure your seat in the Institute, you must complete all three elements of the application package. There are only 15 seats available on a first come, first served basis. Incomplete applications will not hold you a seat. We will hold two seats on a waiting list in case of a cancellation. Please read the entire application package for full details and instructions. Once your completed application is received, you will receive an email from the Director of Thesis and Dissertation Support Services confirming your seat and providing you with more details about the week's schedule and expectations.

For more information, please email thesisdissertationsupport[at]ncsu[dot]edu.

Cancellation Policy

Should your schedule change, you may cancel your seat in the Dissertation Institute by December 1, 2015. Cancellations made prior to this date will have their motivational deposit check returned. Cancellations made after this date will result in forfeiture of the motivational deposit.

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