Utah State University Accepting Applications for Graduate Fellowship in Folklore
Friday, February 7, 2014
The Folklore Program
at Utah State University is currently accepting applications for its Graduate
Fellowship in Folklore. Since 2009, USU’s folklore program has annually
offered one incoming graduate student a fellowship of $11,000. In addition
to the Fellowship, recipients have the option of teaching in the English
department, making a total compensation package of $20,000.00 for the first
year of study.
University’s Folklore Program offers a Master’s Degree in American Studies with
a concentration in Folklore. The program provides a flexible and
interdisciplinary approach to study, small class sizes, student-centered
faculty, and close interaction between faculty and students. Faculty
specialize in the study of the supernatural, legend, landscape, digital
folklore, ethnic folklore, medical folklore, and foodways. Faculty are well
known in their field, have a strong program of research, and maintain a
commitment to student learning.
also work closely with the Fife Folklore Archives, which is the repository for
the papers of the American Folklore Society as well as other significant
collections such as the G. Malcolm Laws Ballad Collection and the Wayland D.
Hand Collection of American Popular Belief and Superstition.
For more information
about how to apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.