Are you interested in obtaining a PhD in the Humanities with an emphasis on African American/Africana Studies? Are you looking for graduate training that emphasizes public scholarship, community outreach, collections-based research, and digital humanities? The African American Public Humanities Initiative (AAPHI) provides stipend support for PhD students in History, English, and Art History in a five-year, 12month, cohort based program.

Graduate student Simone Austin

Benefits of the AAPHI Scholars Program:

  • Tuition remission and yearly stipend for five years
  • Professional Development funding of up to $2,000 per academic year to attend conferences and training
  • Summer research/internships funding of up to $4,500 per academic year
  • An internationally recognized faculty engaged in innovative research in digital scholarship, public humanities, and material culture studies.
  • UD’s campus is located mid-way between NYC and DC, close to Philadelphia and about an hour from Baltimore. In other words, it sits in the middle of one of the most important cultural hubs in the world

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