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The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) supports units across campus to provide graduate students with the ability to attain the knowledge, skills, and methodologies of their discipline in order to complete degree requirements and prepare them for their future careers.

LSA works in collaboration with the Rackham Graduate School and other campus partners to provide resources and training related to research.

Please visit the links listed below to learn more about resources offered.

Funding & Support

Internal Funding & Support

The Rackham Graduate School offers a variety of resources, programming, and funding to contribute to and support the professional and academic development of current graduate students. Visit the Rackham website to learn more.

In addition, various departments and units on campus and within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) offer funding for graduate students. Visit the links below to learn more: 


            Center for Engagement of Women+ (CEW+)

            Institute for the Humanities

            Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG)

            Institute for Social Research (ISR)

            International Institute (II)


External Funding & Support

Several on-campus units administer external funding opportunities to support graduate student research.  Visit the links below to learn more:


            Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships (ONSF)

            International Institute (II)


Emergency Funding

U-M offers several types of assistance for students experiencing an emergency situation or one-time, unusual, unforeseen expenses while in school.  Visit the links below to learn more:


            Office of Financial Aid (OFA)

            Rackham Graduate Student Emergency Funds (Rackham)