The University of North Carolina, based in Chapel Hill, NC offers a fully funded PhD in Information and Library Science. The program offers opportunities for research, teaching, and leadership in a variety of settings. The SILS doctoral program provides intensive, but highly flexible & customizable, preparation for careers in academia & research. SILS typically provides financial support for full-time doctoral students for up to five years of study. There are some sources of support. Typical sources of support for SILS doctoral students include UNC Graduate School fellowships, research & teaching assistantships within SILS, and small fellowships that supplement the assistantship stipend.