Seeking Outstanding Ph.D. Candidates for the Dean’s Doctoral Scholars Program

DDS Sian Charles-Harris
Sian Charles-Harris is part of the first-ever Dean’s Doctoral Scholars, joining the Neag School this fall with a research focus in the area of equity and social justice.

Last year, the Neag School of Education announced the launch of its prestigious Dean’s Doctoral Scholars program, designed to provide fully funded scholarships to outstanding doctoral students.

The Neag School is now actively seeking applications for its second cohort of Dean’s Doctoral Scholars. Individuals accepted into this exclusive program for the 2016-17 academic year will have the opportunity to:

  • Earn a Ph.D. with four years of full funding
  • Work alongside renowned Neag School faculty members on critical education issues
  • Pursue research in at least one of the School’s four strategic areas of focus: STEM education; creativity and innovation; educator quality and effectiveness; or equity and social justice
  • Build the knowledge and experience to become national leaders in education research, policy, and practice

In addition to full tuition remission, Dean’s Doctoral Scholars receive a generous stipend.

Applications are due by Dec. 1, 2015.

The first-ever cohort  comprising eight individuals selected from a pool of nearly 130 applicants from across the country  joined the Neag School this fall. Get to know each of our current Dean’s Doctoral Scholars in this issue’s Q&A.

For more information about the program, visit Or, share our video with an outstanding candidate.