Dean’s Dissertation Research Grant Please see our support page for a description of this grant. Dean's Dissertation Research Grant Application To apply for a Dean’s Dissertation Research Grant, complete the form below. Student Name* Committee Chair* Funding request* A brief description of your request. Please include information on exactly what you need the funds for, how this fits in to your overall dissertation research, and the time the funding is needed. Amount requested* Please list Items and estimated costs, and the total amount requested. Research proposal* Please attach the most recent copy of your dissertation research proposal (no need to include further information about your request). Accepted file types: doc, docx, rtf, pdf, Max. file size: 128 MB.