Graduate students in English are funded via a variety of university and departmental fellowships and teaching appointments.  All funding packages include full fellowship funding for the first two years of course-work and another for dissertation completion, in addition to multiple years of teaching in the English department. Additional fellowship opportunities are also available, both within and beyond the department. 

For a list of and information about department, university, and external sources of funding see here.

For additional university information on fellowships, financial aid, and housing, please consult the Graduate Division:

The Graduate Division also provides a variety of information about the cost of living in the Bay Area, additional financial aid for students with families, housing, etc.  Please see below for some of these resources:

Graduate Fellowships and Awards

Cost of Attendance for Graduate Students

Resources and Services for Graduate Students

Support for Student Parents