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Fellowships & Funding

Admission to the Ph.D. program comes with a Comparative Literature Department Fellowship, which guarantees five years of financial support. The funding package includes full tuition, health and dental insurance, stipend, and summer funding. We recognize that a doctoral degree in Comparative Literature, with its emphasis on language study and research abroad, will usually take six years to complete. We are committed to funding our graduate students for a sixth year, provided they remain in good standing.

Click HERE for a more detailed look at a typical funding package. 

Beyond the typical funding package, additional funding is available each year for travel to give conference papers, to learn languages, or to do dissertation research.