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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Litwin Award for Doctoral Dissertation in the Philosophy of Information

http://litwinbooks.com/award.php

Litwin Books, LLC offers a yearly award of jumi,000 for Ongoing Doctoral 
Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information

For more details please see http://litwinbooks.com/award.php

1. Nature of the Award

1.1 The award shall consist of jumi,000, given annually to a graduate 
student who is working on a dissertation on the philosophy of information 
(broadly construed).

2. Purpose of the Award

2.1 The purpose of this award is to encourage and support scholarship in 
the philosophy of information.

3. Eligibility

3.1 The scholarship recipient must meet the following qualifications:
(a) Be an active doctoral student whose primary area of research is 
directly philosophical, whether the institutional setting is philosophy, 
information science, media studies, or another discipline; that is to say, 
the mode of dissertation research must be philosophical as opposed to 
empirical or literary study;
(b) Have completed all course work; and
(c) Have had a dissertation proposal accepted by the institution.

3.2 Recipients may receive the award not more than once.

4. Administration

4.1 The Litwin Books Award for Ongoing Doctoral Dissertation Research in 
the Philosophy of Information is sponsored and administered by Litwin 
Books, LLC, an independent scholarly publisher.

5. Nominations

5.1 Nominations should be submitted via email by June 1, to 
award@litwinbooks.com.

5.2 The submission package should include the following:
(a) The accepted dissertation proposal;
(b) A description of the work done to date;
(c) A letter of recommendation from a dissertation committee member;
(d) An up-to-date curriculum vitae with current contact information.

6. Selection of the Awardee

6.1 Submissions will be judged on merit with emphasis on the following:
(a) Clarity of thought;
(b) Originality;
(c) Relevance to our time;
(d) Evidence of good progress toward completion.

7. Notification

7.1 The winner and any honorable mentions will be notified via letter by 
July 1.