The University of Tennessee, Knoxville offers a fully funded master’s in modern languages. They offer the MA in French, German, and Spanish. They promote an area studies approach (French and Francophone, Germanic, Hispanic) with offerings in literature, film, translation, and gender/ethnic studies. Offer financial support for MA and Ph.D. candidates, including funding for travel to conferences for the presentation of scholarly papers and posters. MA students who receive support are funded for two years. GTA stipends are competitive and generally range between $14,700 – $18,000 for a 9-month contract. A tuition fee waiver (with a value up to $31,000/year) and full medical insurance are included.