The University of Washington, based in Seattle, WA offers a fully funded PhD in Sociology. The Ph.D. degree is conferred in recognition of research accomplishments and in anticipation of continuing research contributions. The Ph.D. program focuses on the development of research skills and sociological knowledge. As a matter of departmental policy, admitted students are typically offered a multi-year funding package as part of their offer of admission. The vast majority of our students are funded throughout their time in graduate school, with a mix of teaching positions, research assistantships, and fellowships.