University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
School of Information Studies
PhD in Information Studies

Seven Project Assistantships Available

Application Deadline: January 15, 2013

Award Amount: Project Assistantships (PAships) are intended to provide research assistance opportunities for full-time students. Standard SOIS PAships ill consist of a 33% appointment. The PAship covers tuition and benefits, and provides a stipend in return for approximately 13 hours of service per week.  Appointments will be increased to 50% after the first academic year in the program. Teaching Assistantships (TAships) are available to more senior students in the program. Awarded PA/TAships may be for the academic year (9 months) or the full year (12 months). PA/TAships can be renewed for four years pending successful completion of PA/TA assignments and maintaining good academic performance.


Number of Awards:  7 project assistantships available for Fall 2013


Description: The PhD program at SOIS is a unique research-oriented degree that provides an opportunity for students to develop, apply, and critically evaluate the relevance of theory and the effectiveness of its application to a variety of research areas. Doctoral students examine the evolving landscape of information creation, organization, storage, dissemination, and use in order to introduce new ideas for social, commercial and educational contexts.

Eligibility Criteria: Admittance into the PhD program; full time doctoral student status.

Application Procedure:
All incoming students admitted to the PhD program are considered.

Stipulations: Standard residency requirement applies. 

PhD in Information Studies


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If you have any question, please contact the Director of the Program Dr. Iris Xie ( [log in to unmask] )

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