The deadline for Fall admission is January 15. For candidates not seeking Ph.D. fellowships, the deadline is March 1.


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Call for FAU Next Wave Graduate Fellowships

In the interest of promoting diversity in the College, supporting scholarship and creative achievement on a vital area of the globe, and in proactively confronting issues that are at the forefront of our national and hemispheric conversation, the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will provide three competitive Next Wave Graduate Fellowships (one MA or MM, one MFA, one Ph. D.) for the 2022-2023 academic year. Each Fellowship is in the amount of $3,000, which will be added to the standard Graduate Teaching Assistantship offered by the student’s department and, pending satisfactory progress, will be renewable for the duration of the student’s funding in their program. In addition to their primary GTA assignment, Fellows will assist the Study of the Americas Initiative and its efforts as best aligns with the Fellow’s own research/creative endeavors. This includes, but is not limited to: organizing or supporting programming, assisting faculty research projects, developing promotional material and engaging in outreach to various constituencies in and outside the institution. The assignment may be minor or more significant, depending on the GTA’s other duties and assignments.

Interested students should submit their application for the fellowship to with the subject heading “Next Wave” by February 20, 2022. The application should include a c.v. and a Statement of Intent that explains how the student’s research interests or creative activity intersects with the areas of interest explored in the College’s Study of the Americas Initiative. Fellowships can be awarded to admitted applicants to any of the graduate programs in the College of Arts and Letters. For more information, please visit