Brandeis University, based in Waltham, Massachusetts offers a fully funded PhD in Music. The graduate programs in Music concentrate on two areas: Composition and Theory, and Musicology. Funding includes a competitive fellowship, a full-tuition scholarship, and health insurance benefits for five years. Both international students and U.S. citizens are automatically considered for scholarships at the time of admission. All doctoral candidates teach some semesters as part of their academic program.