Dissertation Awards

The Henry A. Murray Research Archive is pleased to offer the Jeanne Humphrey Block Dissertation Award to a qualified Ph.D. candidate in the social sciences each spring.

  • Eligibility - Harvard Ph.D. candidate (3rd year or above) in the social sciences
  • Amount - $2500
  • Deadline - March 23, 2018
  • Process - The entire application should be emailed in an attachment to funding@iq.harvard.edu with "Jeanne Block Memorial Fund Application" in the subject line
  • Award Restrictions - Dissertation must utilize data archived in the Harvard Dataverse

Application Instructions

  • Maximum of 2 pages
  • Letter of recommendation from dissertation adviser
  • CV/Resume
  • Project Budget
  • Completed Application form located at the bottom of the page


  • Recipient must archive final data and dissertation on the IQSS Dataverse Network

Decision Criteria

  • Award decisions will be based on:
    • Significance to social science research
    • Innovation
    • Investigator evaluation
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