All Ph.D. students admitted to the program receive five years of full support. The funding is a combination of University Fellowship stipends, Teaching Assistantships, and Research Assistanships. Tuition is also covered for the autumn, winter, and spring quarters for five years. In addition, students are eligible for two summers of funding.

For information on estimated expenses for graduate students, please see:

Teaching is an integral part of the Ph.D. Program in MTL: it is part of Ph.D. candidates’ professional training, prepares them well for the job market, and contributes to their university funding.

Students may be eligible for additional limited funding for special needs, such as child care and conference travel.

Other Funding Sources