The University of California Irvine offers a fully funded PhD in Spanish. The Ph.D. degree in Spanish focus on Spanish, Spanish-American, or Chicano/Latino literature and cultures. The program integrates period and genre studies with work in literary and critical theory, linguistics, socio-historical studies, and cultural studies. Students accepted into the Graduate Program receive a financial aid package that allows them to live and study at UCI. The Spanish department provides small fellowships for conference travel. Additionally, starting in their second-year students have the opportunity of teaching summer courses to supplement the University stipend.