ARLINGTON - The Academy of Distinguished Scholars (ADS) at The University of Texas at Arlington is sponsoring a new award competition for students currently enrolled and in good standing in any graduate program in a Texas institution of higher education. Eligible students are invited to submit a short (800-word) preliminary proposal describing how current knowledge could be applied to improve the lives of citizens of Texas.
The winner of the UT Arlington ADS Public Interest Award will receive a cash prize of $5,000. Applicants whose proposals are designated honorable mentions will receive a cash prize of $2,500. To determine eligibility and to learn how to prepare and submit a proposal, graduate students should visit the UT Arlington ADS Web site, www.uta.edu/ads. Proposals for the 2009-10 competition can be submitted online Oct. 1 through Nov. 15.
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