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Dissertations and Theses in Business and Management: Awards, Grants, and Prizes

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If you are of African-American, Hispanic American or Native American descent, start with the many resources provided by the The PhD Project.

Awards, grants, and prizes for doctoral proposals and dissertations in business-related areas are offered by many professional associations. Fellowships and grants offered by government agencies are listed at the bottom of this box.

    American Accounting Association
  • AAA Section Awards including:
    • ATA/PricewaterhouseCoopers Outstanding Tax Dissertation Award
    • Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Section Outstanding Dissertation Award
    • Auditing Section Outstanding Auditing Dissertation Award
    • Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Best Dissertation Award
    • Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section KPMG Outstanding Dissertation Award
    • Information Systems Section Outstanding Dissertation Award
    • Management Accounting Dissertation Competition
    • Outstanding International Accounting Dissertation Award

The National Science Foundation provides some Specialized Information for Graduate Students in terms of funding and research opportunities. Specific program areas include:

Some individual government agencies also offer financial assistance for graduate studies e.g.

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