The University of Arkansas, based in Fayetteville, AR offers a fully funded PhD in Education Policy. The Doctor of Education in Education Policy will prepare scholars for careers in academia, think tanks, and public service in the field of K-12 Education Policy. The Department of Education Reform offers graduate assistantships and can nominate successful applicants for competitive merit-based fellowship awards. Graduate assistantships offer qualified applicants a full tuition waiver, a health insurance benefit plus an attractive annual stipend. Distinguished Doctoral Fellowships are combined with graduate assistantships to provide a package of stipends totaling $40,000 per year a tuition waiver, and further benefits.