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The College of Liberal Arts offers a wide variety of research, travel, fellowship and dissertation funding for deserving students.  Typically, these awards are designed to encourage research or creative activity that leads to the completion of your graduate degree.

A limited number of Graduate Teaching & Research Assistantships are awarded by most departments.  You are encouraged to visit with faculty on availability and requirements of departmental assistantships during the application process.

Conference Travel Support

Amount: Amount varies - $300 domestic/$600

International Eligibility: Applicants must be Master’s and Ph.D. students. Applicants must present a paper or make a presentation at a professional meeting. The applicant must also be enrolled during the semester the conference is held and meet all Texas State travel regulations.

Requirements: See Call for Applications for more information

Dean’s Award for Research Travel

Amount: Up to $500 domestic/$1,000 international plus non-travel expenses

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a thesis, dissertation, portfolio, or performance graduate program in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Arlington. Students who travel in summer must be enrolled full-time in the preceding spring semester. Doctoral students who have only dissertation hours remaining may enroll in a minimum of 3 hours. Applicants must be in good academic standing; students on academic probation are not eligible. This award will not cover costs associated with conference presentations.

Requirements: See Call for Applications for more information.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship/Graduate Research Assistantships

All newly admitted Ph.D. students in liberal arts (English, History, and Linguistics) are considered for a variety of Graduate Teaching and Research Assistantships. These assistantships provide tuition assistance up to 85% and competitive stipends for up to 5 years. Please talk with the program's Ph.D. advisor for further information.