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ASPECT Scholarships

In addition to scholarships offered by the university and the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, we offer program-specific scholarships for students in ASPECT. 

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The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought offers Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) funding full-time for Ph.D. students only. Entering students can apply for such funding as part of their admissions application. ASPECT's GTA funds will only support full-time Ph.D. students. 

Duration of Funding

We normally offer 4 years of Assistantships for funded Ph.D. students. Contracts are for one year, with renewal depending on progress in the degree program and satisfactory performance of assistantship duties. 

Benefits of Assistantships

Assistantships provide these benefits: 

Applying for Funding

A question on the Graduate School application for graduate admissions asks whether you want to be considered for a teaching assistantship. If you check yes, you will respond to additional questions and be added to our list of candidates. All new positions begin in the fall semester. 

Please note that you do not need to submit separate applications to be considered for Graduate Assistantships. 

Application Open Dates: Same as admissions

Deadline: February 1st

Contact Person: Tamara Sutphin