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.

Fall 2018 application deadline: Closed (May 11, 2018)

Winter 2019 application deadline: November 2, 2018

Spring 2019/summer 2019: Awards are not offered during this time

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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