Funding for Graduate Study
romance languages and literatures
The department is committed to supporting all graduate students in Romance Languages and Literatures. Teaching Fellowships and Graduate Assistantships are available to admitted students. Fellowships are renewable for up to two years upon satisfactory performance.
Teaching Fellows receive a stipend, tuition remission for five courses per year, and health insurance. Guided by coordinators, Teaching Fellows are typically classes of Elementary or Intermediate language. Teaching Fellows teach two courses per semester.
Graduate Assistants receive a stipend, tuition remission for five courses per year, and partial subsidy towards health insurance. These assistantships, customarily assigned in the first year of the student’s study, entail 15 hours of work per week in the departmental office. Knowledge of word-processing is necessary.