Application Instructions

Hispanic Linguistics and Hispanic Literary and Cultural Studies

For application instructions for the Master of Arts in Teaching of Spanish (License) and the Master of Arts in Teaching of Spanish, please see the page for the program in which you are interested.

ALL items must be uploaded to the internet during the application process. Please find instructions and forms at:

You will need first to submit a completed, on-line application and application fee (see below). After that, you will receive a link to upload supporting documents. These must be completely uploaded by the application deadlines. Please note that your recommenders will themselves receive a link to upload their own letters directly.

Any additional questions may be addressed to:

Prof. Luis López

Director of Graduate Studies for Hispanic Studies

Ms. Rocío García

Graduate Program Administrator

601 S. Morgan St., 1729 UH, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Application Deadlines

for... domestic applicants international applicants
Admission January 15 January 15
Consideration for nomination for a University Fellowship December 15 December 15

Application Items

A complete application consists of the following items:

Financial Aid

All graduate students admitted to Hispanic Studies program are guaranteed financial support in the form of TA-ships which include a tuition waver, a service fee waver and a stipend. In addition, the Department may choose to nominate outstanding students newly admitted to the PhD program for the University Fellowship under the auspices of the Graduate College at the UIC. In the course of their studies, graduate students in the department of Hispanic Studies can apply for a number of merit based Department and University fellowships and awards.

For more information on University funding opportunities for graduate students, please visit the Graduate College funding page.

For any questions about TA-ships and RA-ships, please contact the Director of Graduate Studies in Hispanic Studies.

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