A Candidacy Tuition Fellowship

If you started your doctoral program prior to fall 2010 and you are no longer funded by a research or teaching assistantship you may qualify for a Candidacy Tuition Fellowship.  

The School of Education, partnering with the Rackham Graduate School, is committed to providing tuition support and health care for students who are doctoral candidates, who are making satisfactory progress in their program, and who are no longer funded by a research or teaching assistantship until the semester that they defend their dissertation. This support is referred to as a Candidacy Tuition Fellowship (CTF). Students who are scheduled to defend their dissertations should not apply for a CTF, but for a Dissertation Finishing Grant, which provides tuition for the semester of the defense.

Winter 2020: Indicate your intent to apply by October 11, 2019 before 5:00 p.m.; Submit your application for support by October 31, 2019 before 5:00 p.m., and you will be notified of the committee's recommendation or decision in December 2019.

This program is also known as Rackham Graduate School Continuous Enrollment Support.

How Do I Apply?

You will be sent an email from the School of Education Student Affairs Manager with a link to apply through the School of Education's online application portal.  

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