Why Apply for Graduate School in the Lamb School?
Exciting and Flexible Curriculum
Students in our program create tailor-made plans of study in collaboration with their faculty advisor and committee. Students are expected to take courses in the Lamb School as well as other academic units across campus. Our primary goal is to help graduate students plan a course of study that is uniquely suited to helping them meet their academic and professional goals.
Competitive Funding Packages
The Lamb School provides excellent support for graduate students in our campus-based program. Students accepted into the program are almost always awarded a .5 teaching assistantship or fellowship. These awards come with tuition remission and competitive stipends. Currently, MA students recieve stipend of approximatley $22,000.00 for the academic year (Fall/Spring), and Ph.D. students receive a stipend of approximately $24,000.00 for the academic year (Fall/Spring). Summer teaching opportunities are also commonly available. Note: Funding amounts are approximate and are subject to change. Accepted students will receive an offer letter with specific details regarding their funding.
Excellent Research and Travel Support
Funded MA and Ph.D. students on campus recieve significant research and travel support from the Lamb School. Currently, MA students can recieve $1,750.00 annually to support approved research projects, professional development opportunities, and conference travel. Ph.D. student currently recieve$2,250.00 in support for research, professional development, and conference travel. Additional funding resources are often available from the College of Liberal Arts and other Purdue University resources.