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Dorothy M. Thomas Scholarship

Doctoral Mom Incorporated is awarding a $2,000 scholarship in May 2021. The recipient will also receive coaching support and access to on-demand courses. The Dorothy M. Thomas Scholarship is now open! To qualify, the student must be a mother enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a doctorate degree. This scholarship is funded by Dissertation by Design.

Deadline: April 28, 2021

Required Documents:

  • Proof of enrollment from an accredited institution (i.e. acceptance letter).

  • Official or unofficial transcript.

  • Online application.

Notification: The finalist will be notified by May 6, 2021


For more information, please contact us at

Dissertation by Design

Scholarship Sponsor

Dissertation by Design

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Dorothy M. Thomas Scholarship Application

To be considered for this scholarship, you must complete this online application. You must also submit proof of enrollment (i.e. acceptance letter) from an accredited institution and an official/unofficial transcript. If you have trouble uploading these documents, please email them to Applications and supporting documents are due by April 28, 2021.

Who's Dorothy M. Thomas?

Dorothy M. Thomas

 Dorothy M. Thomas

Dorothy was a mother to 2 children and avid supporter of women seeking to advance themselves academically. Against all odds, she became a supervisor and led 10 employees at a medical institution in Chicago, IL. Although she was not afforded the opportunity to pursue a doctorate degree, Dorothy's tenacity and perseverance paved the way for future generations to do so. We salute Dorothy and honor her legacy through this scholarship.

DMT Application
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