University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Ph.D Assistantships

Forms of Funding

Most students admitted to a Walton College Ph.D. program receive funding. This funding comes in three forms: tuition waiver, graduate assistantship (GA), and stipend. Students work half-time (20 hours a week) teaching and/or conducting research. This financial assistance is renewable for four years. Students are expected to enroll in a minimum of 9 hours for fall and spring semesters, and 3 hours for summer and maintain a 3.25 GPA.


Type of Support

Stipend

Fellowship

Total

Tuition Waiver

GA

$17,400

-

$17,400

Full

GA + Doctoral Academy Fellowship (DAF)

$17,400

$10,000

$27,400

Full

GA + Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship (DDF)

$17,400

$22,000

$39,400

Full

Fellowship Funding Requirements

In order for an applicant to be considered for a fellowship, the following requirements must be met:

Fellowship

Min. GPA

Min. GMAT

Min. GMAT Writing

Min. GRE

Min. GRE Writing

DAF Master's: 3.5 600 4.0 1200; 307 4.0
DDF Master's: 3.75 650 4.5 1300; 314 4.5

Domestic students are also eligible for student loans. In order to apply, you must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

 

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Graduate School of Business
Sam M. Walton College of Business
University of Arkansas
Willard J. Walker Hall – Room 310
191 Harmon Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72701
p. 479-575-2851
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