Departmental Funding

Any UC graduate student may apply for Comparative Literature GSI positions. Other departmental funding opportunities are restricted to current graduate students in the department.

For any questions regarding these funding programs, contact

Comparative Literature Conference Travel Grant Application

Current GSI Application


Other UC Berkeley Funding Opportunities

Berkeley Graduate Division Listings of Fellowships and Awards 

The Graduate Assembly Conference Travel Awards

Townsend Center Funding Opportunities, including the Townsend Dissertation Fellowship

Center for African Studies

Center for Latin American Studies

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Institute of East Asian Studies: In addition to the opportunities listed on this page, be sure to explore the many Centers within this Institute, some of which have their own funding opportunities. 

Institute of European Studies

Institute of International Studies

Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

The Institute for South Asia Studies


External Funding Opportunities

GRAPES Database - UCLA's master database of scholarships, grants, fellowships, and postdoctoral awards is free-to-search for applicants to any graduate program, to graduate students working on a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation, and to postdoc scholars.

The MLA Travel Grant awards graduate student members up to $400 to travel to the annual January convention. Grads are eligible to receive this award once during their time in graduate school.