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Urban and Regional Planning is committed to funding each admitted Ph.D. student for four years of the expected time to complete the degree.

The Urban and Regional Planning program is committed to funding doctoral students for four years of the expected time to complete the degree, including a stipend, tuition, and health care during the academic year. We encourage students to apply for additional funding from independent sources. The Rackham Graduate School provides resources on data and technical assistance, along with funding opportunities.

The Rackham Graduate School provides several fellowships and grants to support doctoral students, including support for conference travel, research projects, international work, and summer support.

Funding support is sometimes available through other units at the University of Michigan, such as the following:

Center for Afroamerican and African Studies
Center for Russian and East European Studies-Fred Cuny Fellowship
Center for the Education of Women
Foreign Languages and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS)
Graham Sustainability Institute (GSI)
Institute for Social Research-Angus Campbell Fellowship (incoming student)
Institute for the Humanities
International Institute
Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Research Grant
Robert W. and Judith Marans Fellowship in Survey Methodology
Transportation Research Institute
UM Library, Grants and Fundraising

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