College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Howard J. Baumgartel Peace and Justice Award

To support thesis or dissertation research

The Howard J. Baumgartel Peace and Justice Award is an annual award to support the thesis or dissertation research of a graduate student in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences or the School of Business whose interests, achievements, and talents are in the peace and justice field.  Examples of appropriate interests for this award are social scientific study of, or application of social scientific knowledge to: conflict resolution, social action, human problems in the world of work, race and ethnic relations, and Third World Development. Master's or PhD students with these or similar research interests are encouraged to apply.  The award amount is $2,760 and is disbursed in the summer.

Eligibility

Any Master’s or Ph.D. student in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences or the School of Business who is engaged in thesis or dissertation research during Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 is eligible to apply. The student's enrollment during the term of the award must comply with University and departmental requirements. Faculty advisors are encouraged to nominate eligible students. Self-nominations are accepted.

Deadline and Procedure

For more information, see the Howard J. Baumgartel Peace and Justice award call for nominations. Nomination materials must be submitted by noon (12:00 p.m.) on Friday, February 9, 2018 using the online form. Late nominations will not be accepted. If you have questions or would like more information, please email coga@ku.edu or call 864-4201.