External Support

External Support

All doctoral students are expected to make good faith efforts to seek outside funding for pre-dissertation and dissertation field research, as appropriate. The National Scholarships Office and the American Historical Association maintain databases of external funding sources and opportunities.  Every year the Department notifies students of external fellowships that come to our attention.  Our students have been very successful at obtaining Fulbright and Mellon Fellowships.  In 2015, one of our Ph.D. students was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct dissertation research in Latin America.

History graduate students may seek assistantships and hourly employment at other campus units, as well as other forms of external support. University Human Resources maintains a list of Employment Opportunities.

Appointments made outside of the Department may be subject to Payroll, Office of Research Administration and Advancement, and/or International Education Services oversight, when appropriate.

Additional information on the costs and financing options for graduate education is available through the Office of the Bursar and the Office of Student Financial Aid.