Funding and Fellowship Opportunities

Teaching Fellowship:
Involved in writing classes and tutoring
      -TFs must be full-time students
      -workload averages 15-20 hours per week

Application requirement
     -resume or c.v.
     -a one-page letter that expresses why you are interested in the position and any  
       teaching, tutoring, or leadership positions that you believe will contribute to 
       teaching
     -at least one letter of recommendation that supports your application for a TF, 
      preferably someone familiar with your experiences in teaching, tutoring and/or 
      leadership (this letter can be one of the two letters of recommendation required for admission)

Graduate Assistantship:
Work for the Graduate Director to coordinate graduate student events, design promotional flyers, manage the program’s advertising and web site, prepare information packets, conduct research for Graduate Director
     -GA is paid about $12,000 per academic year
     -GA must be full-time student
     -workload averages 15-20 hours per week

Application requirement
     -a brief letter expressing why you are interested in the position and any management,
      leadership and/or organizational skills that you believe will contribute to your term
      as Graduate Assistant in our M.A. Program
     -two references who will support your application for the GA.  Please provide their name,
      address, email, and phone number
This position is unavailable for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Library Intern in Hannon Library’s Special Collections
Manage appointments for visitors to the archive, update and download available texts for the library’s database, work with other special collection librarians to learn archiving and textual research skills
     -intern is paid about $12,000 per academic year
     -intern must be a full-time student
     -workload averages 15-20 hours per week

Application requirement
     -a brief letter expressing why you are interested in the position and any library
      experience and/or organizational skills that you believe will contribute to your term as
      Library Intern in our M.A. Program
     -two references who will support your application for a LI.  Please provide their name,
      address, email, and phone number
This position is unavailable for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Department Scholarship
Merit based scholarship awarded by the department on a yearly basis.  All applicants and current graduate students must submit this ‌Application by March 15.
You may email your department scholarship application to the English Graduate Program Director, Dr. Robin Miskolcze at rmiskolc@lmu.edu.

Travel Request Form
Funding available for conference presentations.  Each student is limited to one conference per year, the student must be presenting, and a report is due after the conference.  Travel Request Form must be submitted as soon as possible. 

Spring Writing and Research Award  
The Spring 2014 Research and Writing Award Application is awarded for research and writing, which may include travel to research site(s) or conference(s) and/or supplemental income to support the writing and revising of a research paper or a piece of creative work.  Deadline to apply is usually in April.