French
Sara Harvey, PhD (Laval-Paris Sorbonne)
Emmanuel Hérique, Doctorat de IIIe cycle (Nancy)
The University's library constitutes a solid resource for graduate research in all areas of French studies. A highly efficient interlibrary loan service offers access to any materials not available locally. The library houses the Digital Scholarship Commons. The department provides office space and computer resources to its graduate students, has a reading room containing reference materials and also has a digital language learning lab.
Consideration for financial aid is automatic upon receipt of applications by February 1. Funding is available through the competitive University Fellowship up to a value of $15,000 and may be held for one year, subject to academic performance and full-time enrolment. All eligible applicants are encouraged to and assisted in applying for funding to provincial, federal, and external sources. Please see the information provided by the Faculty of Graduate Studies at <www.uvic.ca/graduatestudies>. Competitive funding is also available for research and teaching assistantships through the department for incoming and continuing students. The amounts may vary from year to year and students are encouraged to apply early.