Financial aid & scholarships


University graduate fellowships (amounting to $10,000) are available on a competitive basis to a limited number of students. Departmental teaching assistantships, which help finance educational costs as valuable classroom experience is gained, are also available. Additional assistance is available from the university's Work Study program.

Graduate fellowships and teaching assistantships provide a stipend plus a waiver of matriculation and out-of-state tuition costs. Additionally, since FSU participates in the Academic Common Market among thirteen Southern states, residents of those states qualify for in-state fees.

Graduate students are also eligible for a range of research and travel fellowships, including the AdaBelle Winthrop-King Memorial Fund and the Nikola R. Pribic Fund. Click here for more details, including application deadlines. The University also offers an interdisciplinary Master's Degree program in Russian and East European Studies. In addition, students who wish to pursue a Ph.D. with concentration on Slavic Studies may do so through the interdisciplinary Humanities Program.

Graduate Awards in Russian

Teaching Assistantships in Russian: $11,100 p.a.
Graduate assistants normally teach three courses per annum and pursue their studies on a basis which will require about two years to complete the M.A. The assistantship includes tuition waivers covering approximately 85% of the total tuition costs. The remaining elements, which include individual fees (health fee, student government fee, etc.) are the responsibility of the student. Assistantships are available for up to two years for students preparing the M.A. Candidates applying for the graduate program in Russian are automatically considered for a Teaching Assistantship.
Deadline for applications: February 15
Winthrop-King conference travel grants in Russian
Graduates majoring in Russian are eligible to apply for funding to support the presentation of papers at regional, national and international conferences and attendance at the MLA for job interviews.
Deadline for applications: October 5 (fall and spring travel); February 7 (spring and summer travel)

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