Our doctoral students receive four years of funding support, if they hold an M.A. at the time when they enter the program, and five years, if they enter the program without an M.A. Extensions are granted upon availability. Doctoral students receive a full tuition waiver (about $28,000), medical insurance (about $3,500), and a stipend ($18,500) while they work as Teaching Associates. [N.B. These figures correspond to the 2016-2017 academic year].
Our Teaching Associates are in charge of teaching one course per semester in the Spanish, Portuguese, or Catalan languages. They have the opportunity to spend a year as visiting lecturers in one of our graduate exchange programs with the Universidad de Granada and the Universidad de Oviedo.
There are travel funds available to present academic work at conferences.
The Graduate School also offers research support in the form of, among other opportunities: