Northwestern University, based in Evanston, Illinois offers a fully funded PhD in African American Studies. The PhD program in African American Studies at Northwestern University is led by faculty with diverse interests in the histories, experiences, and cultures of people of African descent around the world. Students admitted to the Ph.D. program typically receive five years of funding, including a fellowship in the first year and teaching and research fellowships or departmental assistantships in subsequent years. Students will also receive summer support for five years. Fellowships and assistantships cover the full cost of tuition and provide a stipend.