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Ron Cramer and W. Dorsey Hammond Reading Legacy Endowed Award

The Ron Cramer and W. Dorsey Hammond Reading Legacy Endowed Award supports doctoral students in the Reading and Language Arts department working on their dissertation. This award was created by the generosity of professors in the Reading and Language Arts department who believes current and future students of Reading and Language Arts will take the field to new heights. The Reading Legacy Endowed Award covers the costs of tuition, expenses related to the completion of doctoral dissertations, and/or travel to professional conferences. Award requests must set forth in detail the proposed research, a budget of how the award will be used, and any other information supporting the request.

Criteria for Selection 
  • Eligible students are doctoral students enrolled in the Reading and Language Arts department at Oakland University.
  • Eligible students are in good standing.
  • Eligible students have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Eligible students submit this application to the department chairperson describing their anticipated use of the award for tuition, expenses relating to the completion of their doctoral dissertation, and/or travel to professional conferences.
Complete each of the questions below to submit your application for the Reading Legacy Award. 
Please note the scholarship committee will make awards of approximately $1,000 each twice a year, once in the fall and once in the winter semester.
A student can receive up to, and no more than, 2 awards. 
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Please enter the last four numbers of your G number.

Only the last four numbers of your G number are required.

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What is your dissertation topic?
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What is your overall GPA?
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What is your anticipated graduation date?

List the month and year (mm / yyyy or mm - yyyy)

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If you are the recipient of this award, indicate the semester in which you would like the award applied.

If selected as the recipient, the award would apply to your student account. You can select more than one semester. If more than 1 semester is selected, the award will be applied evenly to the semesters selected. Awards cannot be applied to semesters that have already begun.





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Briefly discuss your anticipated use of the Ron Cramer and W. Dorsey Hammond Reading Legacy Award for professional conferences, expenses related to completion of your doctoral dissertation, and/or University tuition.

It is strongly recommended that you first type and edit your response in a blank word processing document, then copy and paste into the text box.

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By checking the boxes below, you agree to the following:

If you are selected as a recipient, you will be held to these agreements. Your application cannot be considered without all four statements being agreed to by the applicant.




Please contact sehs@oakland.edu with questions about this award or this online application. Kindly allow 2 business days for a response. 
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