The Hertz Doctoral Thesis Prize recognizes fellows who publish exemplary graduate theses with applications to real-world problems.
Since 1981, more than 60 fellows have been recognized for the exceptional work detailed in their theses, some of which has led to patents and the formation of successful companies, and contributed to solutions for major challenges facing society. Winners receive a $5,000 honorarium.
How to Apply
All fellows are eligible during the calendar year that their thesis is completed. To be considered, fellows are required to submit a copy of their dissertation to the foundation after completing their PhD. Contact us to learn more.