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THREE UK GRADUATE STUDENTS
RECEIVE DISSERTATION GRANTS

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The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's Dissertation Grants encourage original research that will impact the understanding of women's and children's lives, alter public policy or treatment and provide ongoing support for the topics being investigated.

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April 19, 2001 – (Lexington, Ky.) – Three University of Kentucky doctoral candidates have received 2001 Dissertation Grants from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.   They are among 31 students from across the nation who have been awarded grants in the areas of women's studies and women's and children's health.

UK and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are the only two institutions with three winners each.

The grants encourage original research that will impact the understanding of women's and children's lives, alter public policy or treatment and provide ongoing support for the topics being investigated.

UK's winners are:

  Deborah S. Armstrong, women's health winner, graduate student studying nursing, Lexington, Ky.

  Ann M. Ciasullo, women's studies winner, graduate student studying English, Spokane, Wash.

  Margo P. Kleinfeld, children's health winner, graduate student studying geography, Lexington, Ky.

The students will receive a $2,000 award for expenses related to their dissertation research and writing.

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to excellence in education.


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