Brown University, based in Providence, Rhode Island offers a fully funded PhD in French and Francophone Studies. The Graduate Program in French and Francophone Studies offers a lively intellectual environment where students explore French and Francophone literature and cultures across a broad chronological and topical range and through a wide variety of critical approaches. Students in the PhD program are guaranteed a competitive package of six years of academic year funding. and four summers of financial support with full tuition remission and health and dental insurance coverage. Students are also guaranteed funding each year for conference travel or other research needs.