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Application Checklist

Be sure to submit the following to the Graduate School:

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Transcript (unofficial copy)
  • TOEFL scores (for non-native English speakers).
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Interest
  • One or two writing samples

Review will begin immediately for admission in the following fall semester.

For application questions, please contact the Student Services Manager, Katie Poor at kpoor@email.unc.edu

Review the Graduate School Admissions webpage.

December
14
The deadline for receipt of completed applications for admission is December 14.  This deadline ensures full consideration for University and Department-sponsored fellowships.

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Departmental Financial Assistance

If you choose, you will be considered for graduate teaching assistantships awarded by the Department of Anthropology. The department receives a number of year-long or one-semester teaching assistant positions. These normally carry a stipend of approximately $20,000 per year for 15 hours a week of work. Students receiving assistantships have their instate tuition, fees and health insurance covered. Students may serve as a Teaching Assistant for 5 years or 10 semesters. If more funding is needed after those 10 semesters, students can apply for additional funding to serve as a TA/RA, but it will be based on the needs of the department.

The department has academic funds sufficient to support a majority of our students, but not all. Some worthy applicants may have to rely on personal funds, loans, or outside employment.

For questions, please contact our department’s Student Services Manager.  

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