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INTERDEPARTMENTAL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES PROGRAM
PERMISSION TO WRITE REQUEST
The undersigned members of a committee to grant permission to write their dissertation to
_________________________________________________________________, a candidate for the
degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Interdepartmental Biological Sciences, report as follows:
1. We have read the outline of the candidate's dissertation, entitled:
written under the direction of Professor ________________________________________________.
2. We have (select one):
approved the candidate's request for permission to write. The dissertation outline proposed is
acceptable, requiring no additional experiments or alterations. The candidate may schedule their final
approved the candidate's request for permission to write on the condition that the criteria outlined on
the next page are met by ________________________ (specify date) prior to scheduling the final
examination. Detailed comments are attached on the next page.
decided that the dissertation outline proposed is not acceptable. Comments are attached on the next