2024 Humanities Dissertation Boot Camp Application
Please fill out this form by Friday, June 28, 2024.
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Basic Information
Name *
Email address *
UCLA Student ID number *
Department/Program *
Degree Objective *
e.g., PhD, MA, etc.
Is this a doctoral dissertation or a master's thesis? *
Will you be available for all meetings of the program?  Sessions are 4:00 - 7:00 PM via Zoom, Mondays: July 9 -  August 12.
(Full attendance is required, but we will consider applicants who will miss a session for a legitimate reason.)
When did you defend your dissertation prospectus/proposal or have it approved by your dissertation committee? *
When do you hope to finish your dissertation? *
How many hours a week will you be able to commit to writing your dissertation during boot camp? (We recommend a minimum of 15 hours/week) *
Dissertation Information
About how many CHAPTERS and PAGES long will your dissertation be when completed?
About how many CHAPTERS and PAGES have you written so far?
Will you have a methods section in your dissertation? If so, where in the dissertation do you address the methods? *
(If not applicable, please put N.A.)
Please describe the specific analytical chapter of your dissertation that you will work on during the boot camp. *
Your Dissertation Process
What are your current challenges, if any, with the dissertation writing process?
What are your current challenges, if any, with time management and goal setting?
What are your current challenges, if any, with project management issues?
(e.g., organization of source materials, notes, bibliographies, drafts)
If English is not the primary language in which you were educated, please comment on any challenges you have with writing in English.
If you are writing your dissertation in a language other than English, please indicate which language.
We encourage you to find another dissertator who is working in the same language to apply to the program as well so that you can more easily discuss your work with someone during the collaborative portions of the program (but it is not required).
Additional Information
What professional skills would you like to improve at this stage in your graduate program?
In what ways, if any, do you think this boot camp could help you with your professional development?
Please tell us anything else you would like us to know about you.
We aim to make this program a safe, inclusive environment for all participants.
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