Obermann Center for Advanced Studies Application Cover Sheet

Please print and fill out this cover sheet and submit it with your application materials. Thank you for securing the required signature below before submitting. Questions? Contact Obermann-center@uiowa.edu             

 Graduate Position applying for:



Email Address:

Completed or Anticipated Date of Dissertation Prospectus Meeting:

Anticipated Date of Graduation:

Application Checklist (items to be submitted as one pdf document)

__ Cover Sheet (this page)

__ Current CV

__ A letter stating interest in the position and describing experience in organizing projects and using digital tools (no more than 2 pages). The letter should also clarify where the student is in their studies.

__ Two letters of recommendation. At least one must be from the student’s PHD supervisor. The advisor’s letter should clearly state where the student is in the program (post-comps, pre or post dissertation prospectus, etc.) and how this specific position would benefit the student.



As Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of ____________________, I affirm that our PHD student __________________________________ is making good progress through our graduate program. I endorse this application for a 50 % graduate assistantship beginning July 1, 2019 and continuing through June 30, 2020.


DGS Signature: _______________________________________


Date: __________________________________________