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Application Instructions – MA and PhD

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.

Help and tips in Spanish (geared towards linguists but helpful for all)!

The application is fully online at ALL items must be uploaded directly to the application. Please see below for details.

You will need first to submit a completed, on-line application and application fee (see below). The online application includes supporting documents that must be uploaded directly to the online application 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 Lopez-Carretero Heading link

Director of Graduate Studies for Hispanic Studies

Abby Stahl Heading link

Assistant Director, Academic Operations and Graduate Programs

601 S. Morgan St., 1731 UH,

Application Deadlines Heading link

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

Application Items Heading link

A complete application consists of the following items:

Financial Aid Heading link

All graduate students admitted to Hispanic Studies program (MA or PhD) 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.

Problems? Questions? Heading link

If you are having difficulties with the application, contact the Director of Graduate Studies.

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