Harvard University, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts offers a fully funded PhD in Sociology. The aim of the Graduate Program in Sociology is to prepare students for scholarly and applied research and for teaching in sociology. The program combines an emphasis on competence in social theory and research methods with opportunities for the development of each student’s own interest. For PhD students, Harvard awards full financial support for five years, typically for the first four years of study as well as the completion year. Students secure financial support through various opportunities, including research fellowships, research assistantships, and teaching fellowships.