The College of Design at North Carolina State University based in Raleigh, NC offers a fully funded PhD in Design. The program includes more than forty students pursuing research focusing on the questions that transcend and unite the design disciplines. Interdisciplinary groups of faculty advise students in coursework and research broadly related to seven research interest areas. The PhD program provides generous support for the students, which includes full tuition, stipend, and health insurance. This level of support is a minimum for the three years or more of the students’ study period. Stipend $16,000-$24,000 per year. Also, have additional fellowships and scholarships opportunities.