The Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship, a $1,500 cash award sponsored by Thomson Reuters, fosters research in information science by encouraging and assisting doctoral students with their dissertation research.  Established in 1981, the scholarship recognizes outstanding proposals for doctoral dissertations submitted by graduate students who have completed the course work for their doctoral degrees.

Past recipients of the Thomson Reuters Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship:

2015    Matthew Willis, Patient Sociotechnical Assemblages: The Distributed Cognition of Health Information Management
2014    Tiffany Chao, Methods Metadata: Curating Scientific Research Data for Reuse
2013    Kaitlin Costello, Investigating Information Seeking and Disclosure in Online Support Groups for Chronic Kidney Disease
2012    Lori McCay-Peet, At the Intersection: Investigating the Qualities of the Serendipitous Digital Environment and the Serendipity-Prone Person