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Doctor of Philosophy

PhD in SLS Program

The PhD program in Second Language Studies at the University of Hawai‘i was established in 1988. The graduate faculty of the PhD program comprises all members of the SLS faculty, as well as faculty members of the Departments of Anthropology, East Asian Languages and Literatures, and Linguistics. The goal of the program is to promote …

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PhD Admissions

Overview of Admissions Requirements – Doctor of Philosophy in Second Language Studies Applicants need to apply for admittance to both (1) the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Graduate Division (UHM Graduate Division) and (2) the Department of Second Language Studies. Please use the checklist provided at the bottom of this page to verify that you …

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Financial Support for PhD Students

Each year, four years of guaranteed funding are offered to the four most qualified applicants to the PhD in SLS program, pending availability of funds. Financial assistance is in the form of a teaching and/or research graduate assistantship, as long as the enrolled student maintains a GPA of 3.5 or higher and takes 6 credits …

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