George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

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George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

***Deadline extended***

For the 2021 award, the George E. Pozetta Dissertation Award Committee invites applications from any Ph.D. candidate who will have completed qualifying exams by 2020, and whose thesis focuses on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history, broadly defined. The award provides two grants of $1000 each for expenses to be incurred in researching the dissertation.

Applicants must submit (1) a three-page to five-page descriptive proposal in English discussing the significance of the work, the methodology, sources, and collections to be consulted; (2) a proposed budget; (3) a brief curriculum vitae. *In addition, applicants must also arrange for their major advisor to submit a supporting letter.

Application materials and the supporting letter must be received by the committee by the extended deadline: Friday, January 15, 2021.

Inquiries and application materials should be submitted via email to

2020 Committee:
Hidetake Hirota (Chair)Deborah Cohen, Jana Lipman.