I am going to be applying to schools for a PhD in the not so distant future and I received a couple of scholarships in my masters degree that are worth over $10 000.00. I am not sure if it would be a wise idea to include the values next to the awards or just the actual award names themselves. Here are a couple of thoughts I have as to why I should and shouldn't:
- Including the award values could be a good signal for graduate committees that I am somebody who is proactive in seeking self funding.
- Including the award values might suggest that I have potential to attract more money of the same magnitude
It could be considered unprofessional to add award values - I have no idea
It could be potentially viewed as arrogant, boisterous, and off putting
Graduate committees don't actually care how much they're worth and can look the awards up if they're interested.
Question: Should a prospective PhD student include award/scholarship values on the academic CV? Why or why not?