Top candidates for admission to the French or Spanish PhD tracks compete for Teaching Assistantships that cover tuition and health insurance, and furnish a stipend of approximately $14,000 per academic year.
Students with especially stellar records and high GRE scores may qualify for the Presidential Fellowship and the Dean’s Fellowship, which enhance the Teaching Assistantship with additional monies based on merit.
The Arther A. Schomburg Fellowship Program supports graduate study for those individuals who have overcome significant obstacles and disadvantages to success in higher education, and who can demonstrate that they would contribute to the diversity of the student body. Schomburg fellowships may be awarded to students in both Doctoral and Master’s level programs.
To be considered for the Teaching Assistantship and enhanced fellowships, please submit your application no later than December 15. Applicants seeking an academic career in higher/postsecondary education who desire a teaching assistantship and scholarship support should apply for the PhD, even if they do not already hold an MA.
The department supports graduate student travel to present papers or chair sessions at conferences with a stipend of $400 per year.