The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is accepting proposals for its 2007-2008 Dissertation Fellowship Program, organizers said this week.

Doctoral students studying entrepreneurship can apply for the program online by submitting a proposal and a recommendation from a supervising professor. Those chosen as Kauffman Dissertation Fellows will receive grants of $20,000 each to fund data collection and analysis, specialized software and hardware, databases, and other associated dissertation costs.

The deadline for proposal submissions is Oct. 1. For more information, visit