Open to incoming and continuing doctoral or masters/doctoral domestic students who are currently employed in a community college setting, are on leave from a community college position, and/or are intending to seek employment in community college administration at the completion of their program. Preference will be given to dissertation year students whose work/research is focused on issues of importance to community colleges. Applications for awards are due Spring quarter to be issued the following academic year. Award includes coverage of fees and Gaucho health insurance. As well as employment as a Graduate Student Researcher with your faculty advisor for one academic year.