• A 2024/2025 application form.
  • An abstract and project title, totaling no more than 100 words.
  • A project description. (Grants-in Aid application 800-word limit; Research Scholarship application 1,500-word limit). This should cover a hypothesis and specific aims, a brief background of the project, and brief explanation of methods used for the planned experiments.
  • A brief resume-style summary of the candidate’s academic history and professional experiences.
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from an advisor or department head, and one from another person qualified to evaluate the candidate’s ability to perform the research proposed.
  • A budget proposal showing how the Ruth Dickie award or grant-in-aid will supplement the funding for your entire research project.

IA list of past recipients of the Ruth Dickie awards may be found here.

If you have questions about the awards, contact our scholarship coordinator Dr. Sri Vidya Dangudubiyyam.