To be considered for graduate funding, applications should be received before March 15 for September admission. All new M.A. students are automatically considered for financial aid in the form of fellowships or teaching assistantships awarded by the Department or by the College of Graduate Studies and Research. No separate application is necessary. University Graduate Scholarships and Graduate Teaching Fellowships are available for a maximum of 24 months of total support for each M.A. student. New students are evaluated according to academic standing and promise as indicated in the application file. 
Students are also encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Departmental Teaching Assistantships

Departmental teaching assistantships may be awarded for the fall and winter terms. Teaching assistants are responsible for teaching support such as undergraduate tutorials, marking for junior level French courses or other duties as determined by the Department Head and Graduate Student Advisor (see current rates of pay for graduate students). They will also be encouraged to become active members of the French speaking communities, both at the university and at large.