The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provides significant funding to doctoral students, including tuition, health insurance, and stipends for teaching and research. Doctoral students who present their research at professional conferences may receive travel support.
You will automatically be considered for these funding opportunities as a doctoral student at our School:
- Teaching and Research Assistantships
- Merit Assistantships
- Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships
- Support for a Diverse Student Body
- Graduate School Awards (awards are presented to currently enrolled students)
Doctoral students who work with faculty mentors on specific research projects may also receive additional support with external funding. (In past years, this has included funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Justice, the Fahs-Beck Fund, and other government agencies and private foundations.)
If you are interested in federal financial assistance, such as student loans, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on or before March 1. The code for UNC-Chapel Hill is 002974. You can find additional information through the Office of Scholarships & Student Aid at UNC-Chapel Hill.