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Tuition & Aid

Fellowships

Fellowships for the Public Policy program are based on merit. Applicants are automatically considered for aid when their applications are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

The financial package from the PhD Program in Public Policy is four years of tuition, plus stipend in the first and second years of the program.

Students are guaranteed a dissertation completion fellowship during the completion year.

Academic Year 2013-2014

Students
in Year 1
of study

Students
in Year 2 
of study

Students
in Year 3
of study

Students
in Year 4
of study

Tuition and health fees

$42,036

$42,036

$13,260

$13,260

 

Additional Funding Sources

Students are encouraged to take on teaching fellowships and research assistantships in the third year. Eligibility for research assistantships generally coincides with the development of a close-working relationship with an advisor in a research center, or with faculty members who hold independent research grants.

Research funds are available from research centers such as:

Additional funds are available for continuing students at the following stages of dissertation writing:

  • Pre-prospectus stage
  • Term-time (post-prospectus stage)
  • 4th year merit fellowships