DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH AND FRENCH STUDIES AT BROWN UNIVERSITY
SCHOLARSHIPS AND ASSISTANTS (AUTUMN 2023)
The Department of French and Francophone Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island is offering 6-year fellowships/assistances to successful candidates in its Fall 2023 PhD program.
Brown University is a world-class research university and part of the Ivy League system. it is the 7th oldest university in the United States. Postgraduate studies in languages and literatures are an important part of Brown’s mission.
Brown’s campus is located on the Atlantic Seaboard, 100 km south of Boston, in Providence, a city described by Travel + Leisure magazine as “One of America’s Favorite Cities.” The French and Francophone Studies program offers a lively but intimate environment in which students work alongside professors specialized in all eras (from the Middle Ages to the present), with expertise developed in different conceptual areas (studies in the novel ; drama; ecocriticism and environmental humanities; literature and philosophy; gender studies; postcolonial studies). The institute is also known for the excellent pedagogical training of doctoral students.
Candidates who are admitted to a doctoral program are guaranteed 6 years of support (salary, tuition fees, health insurance), usually including a first and a last year of fellowship (without teaching commitments). A summer scholarship is awarded for at least 4 years; Doctoral students can also apply for research trip grants during their studies.
We accept students with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Application deadline is December 31st. Candidates are required to demonstrate their English proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS), but please note that our program does not require a GRE exam.
For more information on the doctoral program, we invite you to consult our website:
or write to the Director of Doctoral Studies, Lewis Seifert ([email protected])
See also the information on this website:
Applications are to be submitted exclusively via the College Net portal, which can be accessed here:
FRENCH AND FRENCH STUDIES, BROWN UNIVERSITY
SCHOLARSHIPS/ASSISTANT CENTERS FROM AUTUMN 2023
The Department of French and Francophone Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island is offering scholarships/assistance to its graduate program for a period of 6 years beginning in fall 2023 for a period of 6 years.
Brown University is a premier Ivy League research university and the seventh oldest college in the United States. Graduate studies in language and literature are an integral part of Brown’s liberal arts mission.
The Brown campus is located in Providence, described by Travel + Leisure magazine as “One of America’s Favorite Cities.” The program in French and Francophone Studies offers a lively, intimate environment in which students work alongside professors who are attuned to all eras (from medieval to contemporary) and diverse fields (novel, drama, environmental humanities, gender studies, literature, and Philosophy, Postcolonial and Critical Race Studies). The program is also known for its integration of teacher training into undergraduate studies.
Candidates accepted into the program receive 6 years of financial support (scholarship, tuition, health and dental insurance) and are typically on a first and final year on Fellowship (excluding teaching commitments). A summer scholarship is guaranteed for at least 4 years and research trips are supported.
We accept students with the license or masters. Application deadline is December 31st. The application follows the American model and includes GRE and TOEFL scores as a requirement, but please note that the GRE exam is not required.
For more information please visit our website:
or write to Lewis Seifert, Director of Graduate Studies, [email protected]
For more general information, see: https://www.brown.edu/academics/gradschool/application-information/international-applicants
All applications are to be submitted online via the College Net portal, a link to which can be found here: https://www.brown.edu/academics/french-studies/application