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Scholarships & Financial Aid

College and University Funding Sources

Department Administered Scholarships

We offer several scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students.  Please consult the list for your area of study

Other Scholarships and Sources of Funding

Study Abroad Scholarships

Students wishing to pursue Study Abroad opportunities may apply for grants to support participation in study/internship programs outside the US. Preference is given to programs sponsored by WSU, programs affiliated with WSU and those that grant academic credit. In most cases, awards range from $250 to $1500, depending on length of program and quality of application. Visit the Office of Study Abroad and Global Programs in the Undergraduate Library for details: http://studyabroad.wayne.edu/

Graduate Teaching Assistantships

Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs) are available on a competitive basis. The awards provide a nine-month stipend, graduate tuition for ten credit hours in each of the fall and winter semesters, and medical and dental coverage. Applicants should submit, a completed application form, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and a résumé indicating teaching experience. Applications for GTAs are available in the department office and online. The application deadline is March 15 each year for GTAs beginning in the next fall semester. Decisions are made by April 15, 2006. For additional information, visit the Graduate School website.

Edward M. Wise Dissertation Fellowship

Through the Edward M. Wise Dissertation Fellowship the Humanities Center offers $12,000 in support each year to one student in the final stages of writing his or her dissertation. The recipient receives the stipend over an eight-month period. The Center may offer additional awards, each worth up to $500, to deserving students who apply for the fellowship.

Applicants for this fellowship must be doctoral candidates writing dissertations in the humanities, arts, or related disciplines. These disciplines include philosophy, language, linguistics, literature, history, jurisprudence, archaeology, comparative religion, ethics, the arts, those aspects of social sciences that have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods, and the study and application of the humanities to the human environment.

To be eligible for the dissertation fellowship, an applicant must be enrolled in good standing as a PhD candidate in a humanities or arts discipline at WSU; must have the dissertation topic, outline, and prospectus approved by his/her dissertation committee, and by the Graduate School by the application deadline of November 14, 2008; and have completed all requirements for the PhD, except the dissertation.

The deadline to apply is November 14, 2008. Fellowship requirements may be downloaded or picked up at the Humanities Center at 2226 Faculty/Administration Building.

For more information, please contact the Humanities Center, (313) 577-5471.

Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
906 West Warren 487 Manoogian
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-3002
Fax: (313) 577-6243
Website: clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/languages
Email: aa1690@wayne.edu