All full-time Biden School* doctoral students are admitted with 4 years of funding support, which includes a stipend for an assistantship assignment and 100% tuition scholarship. The University of Delaware sets the graduate tuition rate, which typically changes each year.
Biden School doctoral support opportunities include :
Research assistantships in multiple research and public service centers
Teaching assistantships in Biden School and other units on campus
University of Delaware and College of Arts and Sciences fellowships
Fellowships for students from underrepresented groups
We realize that Ph.D. students often require support beyond tuition and a stipend in order to have a comprehensive experience. So, we offer other kinds of support to ensure our students are able to complete their research and engage in meaningful academic and professional development. Biden School doctoral students can apply for competitive funding for:
Our funding support packages also include Student Health Insurance as well as prescription coverage. The University pays for approximately 86% of the cost of this plan as well as a 50% subsidy of a dental plan. Details may be found by clicking here.
*Doctoral students in joint degree programs must consult with their primary department regarding the availability of funding support.