Gill Foundation Scholarship to Support a Dissertation using Quantitative Methods
The Gill Foundation of Texas annualy awards a $5000 scholarship for dissertation support to a Ph.D. student working on a dissertation in the areas of American Politics, Comparative Politics, Public Administration, or Policy Analysis, using quantitative methods.
The Gill Foundation of Texas was established in 1997 in Houston, Texas, to further the Gill family's interest in support of educational philanthropy. As a statement of philosophy, the Gill family has stated that "Education plays the critical role in providing opportunities for growth, development, success, lasting relationships and satisfaction in life. We are committed to giving back to the system which provided us so much opportunity for success and financial independence."
The fellowship selection committee is: Chair, Prof. James Thurber, Dept. of Government; Prof. Laura Langbein, Dept. of Public Administration; Prof. Robert Jernigan, Dept. of Math and Statistics; Prof. David Lublin, Dept. of Government; and Prof. David Karol, Dept. of Government.