ExpiWell Dissertation Award

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ExpiWell is excited to announce its inaugural annual dissertation award. This award is aimed at encouraging and supporting doctoral students conducting experience sampling method (ESM) or ecological momentary assessment (EMA) research. The announcement of the awards will be widely publicized, and awardees will gain visibility for their work.


There will be 2 dissertation awards of $1,000 each. Given that the ESM and EMA method is widely used across different fields, doctoral students from all different fields are welcome to apply, including psychology, sociology, health, medicine, computer science, engineering, etc.


Dissertations will be evaluated based on the importance of the topic, innovation, and methodological rigor. Applicant research experience and advisor letter of support will also be considered.


All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans, are encouraged to apply.


Eligibility requirements:

  • Ph.D. student from a recognized program
  • Proposed dissertation or plan to propose it in 2021 or Defended dissertation in 2020 or 2021

If you are interested in applying for the 2021 award and fit the eligibility requirements, please email the following items to

  • Dissertation abstract (500 words max)
  • Method for collecting and analyzing data (500 words max)
  • CV
  • Letter of support from your advisor (can be independently sent)

The deadline for submitting your application is Mar 31, 2021.

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