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Funding

Graduate Assistantships

The MEA program offers graduate assistantships on a competitive basis to incoming and returning doctoral students, and these are awarded based on merit, not need. Full-time graduate assistantships provide students with a stipend of approximately $22,000 (for exact stipends, see the graduate school website) in exchange for 20 hours of work per week for 39 weeks. Half-time graduate assistantships provide students with a stipend of approximately $11,000 (for exact stipends, see the graduate school website) in exchange for 10 hours of work for for 39 weeks. All assistantships provide tuition remission and health insurance. Both domestic and international students are eligible for graduate assistantships.

All graduate assistantships are competitive awards. For more information on graduate assistantships, please see our graduate school website, http://grad.uconn.edu/funding/internal.html. If you are interested in learning more about the MEA program, please see our website, http://neag.uconn.edu/mea/ or contact our program coordinator, Dr. D. Betsy McCoach (betsy.mccoach@uconn.edu). Applications for the Ph.D. programs should be submitted by December 1, 2015 for fullest consideration.

Fellowships

Earn your Ph.D. with 4 years of FULL FUNDING as a Dean’s Doctoral Scholar at the Neag School of Education.

Our Dean’s Doctoral Scholars Program offers outstanding doctoral candidates full tuition-remission, a generous stipend, and an opportunity to work alongside leaders in the field on critical education issues. Now in its second year, this exclusive program is seeking exceptional candidates from across the nation. For more information, visit s.uconn.edu/neagdds.  If you are interested in being considered for the Dean’s Doctoral Scholar program, please apply for admission by Dec. 1, 2015 and mention your interest in the program in your personal statement.