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Graduate Financial Assistance

financial assistanceStudents with a high proficiency in oral German are eligible for teaching assistantships/teaching fellowships for up to five years (three years when entering with the MA).

These assistantships/fellowships consist of full tuition scholarships and living expense stipends. Aid is guaranteed for the duration of the assistantship/fellowship provided the student remains in good academic standing and makes satisfactory progress toward the degree.

Additional Assistance

Students may also apply for

  • Graduate tuition scholarships
  • Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowships
  • the Lillian B. Lawler Scholarship/Fellowship
  • the Provost’s Humanities Fellowships
  • the Fellowships in Cultural Studies
  • and Exchange Fellowships with the Universities of Augsburg and Bonn.

A number of these fellowships are available for first-year graduate students. Interested candidates should submit their completed applications to the department by the beginning of January.