Tuition Scholarships

Public Humanities Master's students are eligible for partial tuition scholarships* provided by the Center for Public Humanities. In recent years, most admitted students who request program aid on their applications have been awarded a tuition scholarship equal up to 40% of the tuition cost for the duration of the program.  For the 2022-2023 academic year, all Public Humanities students receive 50% tuition scholarship award.

Students who require additional support are encouraged to visit the  Office of Financial Aid, which can provide information on student loans and leads on sources of funding beyond Brown University.

In addition to tuition scholarships, the Center for Public Humanities provides other forms of support for student activities. 

Conference and Professional Development Funds

Public Humanities M.A. students were awarded up to $1,000 to offset participation expenses in professional conferences during 2022-2023 academic year.  In addition, Public Humanities M.A. students can request up to $500 to use for professional development during the academic year.

All students can apply for the Graduate School Conference Travel Funds and Graduate Student Council Travel Funds.

Summer Practicum Funding*

The Center has limited funds to offer some financial support to help Public Humanities M.A. students defray the cost of living expenses during the summer practicum. 

*Ph.D. Students who are getting a transitional Master's degree in Public Humanities are not eligible for tuition scholarship, program's conference funds, summer practicum funding, or class trip funding.