The Dissertation of the Year Award

The Dissertation of the Year Award

Call Status

Soliciting Interest

Deadline for Participation

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 (All day)


We are excited to invite Dissertation Chairs to nominate their successfully graduated doctoral students for the Dissertation of the Year Award. This award program was developed to recognize excellence in dissertation work among our doctoral students. University of Phoenix, College of Doctoral Studies students who have passed their dissertation defense (with only minor revisions) are eligible for this yearly award. Four awards will be given out, one per each doctoral program (Doctor of Education, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Management, Doctor of Health Administration).

Awardees will be invited to present their research at the annual Knowledge Without Boundaries Research Summit, where they will also be recognized. Awardees will receive a certificate commemorating their hard work.

Students who defended their dissertations between July 11th, 2021 and June 15th, 2022 may be nominated by their Dissertation Chairs. Students cannot nominate themselves, they must be nominated by their Dissertation Chairs, and can only be nominated once.

Application:  Dissertation Chairs may nominate their student by completing  this application and submitting it along with the student’s full dissertation to this site.

Deadline: Applications are due by June 15th, 2022.

If you have any questions, contact Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi at: