Walker Hill International Award

Month Due: March

This award is to be used for pre-dissertation visits for doctoral research in a country outside the United States (International students may not apply for research in one’s own country).

To be eligible for the award, you must:

  • Be an MSU doctoral student at the pre-dissertation stage who has completed adequate credits to have pre-dissertation research objectives.
  • Submit a description, appropriateness and feasibility of pre-dissertation research objectives to be accomplished during the period spent abroad.
  • Demonstrate scholarly excellence.
  • Demonstrate character and personal attributes that contribute to a high probability of success in an international setting.

Previous recipients of a Walker Hill Award or an ISP Predissertation Travel Award are not eligible. Financial need may be considered when selecting Walker Hill awardees.

For more information, visit http://www.isp.msu.edu/information-resources/student-funding/walker-hill/.