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All applicants to the graduate program are considered for departmental funding as teaching assistants or for Arts and Sciences fellowships. There is no separate application for such funding.

For the French Program, priority for funding will be given to students applying to the PhD and PhD with MA enroute.

Link to current TA/TF Stipends

Summer Funding

All students have the opportunity to apply for summer teaching positions. Applications for summer teaching are due in Feb.

Our current PhD students in French also have the opportunity to apply for A&S Summer Research Fellowships, which allow the student to conduct research abroad. Students are encouraged to apply for these fellowships during the spring semester. 


Living in Pittsburgh

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As a major university located within an urban setting, the University of Pittsburgh offers students the best of big city living within the safety of friendly neighborhoods. Visit the pages below to find out more about many benefits and opportunities available to our graduate students and their families.

Many of the resources below are highlights from the A&S-GSO Grad Guide, a guide to Pittsburgh and campus living written by Arts and Sciences graduate students.

AS GSO Grad Guide

OIS (University of Pittsburgh Office of International Studies)

"Cool Pittsburgh"

Pittsburgh Neighborhoods

Health Insurance

Bus Schedules

Grocery Stores


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