Competitive fellowships are available to prospective graduate students. To be considered for one of these fellowships, applications should be submitted by December 15th, and must be submitted no later than January 5th. In addition to fellowships, most doctoral students will have the opportunity to serve as Teaching Assistants for undergraduate classes offered by the Department of Ethnic Studies. Graduate Student Researcher positions may also be available for individual graduate students. For more information about financial support, please see the Graduate Division website. In addition, the Department is continuously applying for external support for the graduate program.