Roshan Institute Fellowship

Roshan Institute Fellowships in Persian Linguistics, Language Acquisition, and Applied Linguistics

This Fellowship program supports qualified PhD students studying Persian linguistics, language acquisition, and applied linguistics at the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Two fellowship awards are available for 2014–2015 and are made possible through a grant from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute (www.roshan-institute.org).

Fellows must be admitted to a doctoral program in the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature. The fellowships carry an annual stipend of approximately $18,000, full tuition waiver, and a benefits package including health insurance. The fellowships may be renewable for up to three years based on academic performance. Fellows are also asked to participate in Persian language instruction and to assist with content courses related to their research projects.

Candidates should submit an application for admission to the doctoral program in Linguistics or in Second Language Studies in the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature, noting that they are applying for Roshan Institute Fellowship. The application should also contain a Statement of Purpose (maximum of 1,000 words) outlining their research interests in Persian linguistics, language acquisition, and applied linguistics, and how these relate to the present research interests of members of the Graduate Faculty.

Application forms and general information relating to the PhD programs in Linguistics and in Second Language Studies can be found at http://www.ling.hawaii.edu/graduate-admissions and http://www.hawaii.edu/sls/sls/admissions/phd/. Deadline for applications: continuous until a qualified applicant is selected. Review of applications will begin January 10, 2014.

 

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