Rutgers-Camden now accepting appplications for graduate study; funding opportunities available

Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers-Camden, NJ, USA

Applications now being accepted for Ph.D. and MA programs. Ph.D. application deadline: January 10, 2016 ( Up to 5 years’ funding available for PhD students, in addition to a number of fellowships and awards available to graduate students (

The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey USA (, opened its doors in September 2007 as the first Ph.D. granting program in Childhood Studies in North America.

In addition to the Ph.D., the multidisciplinary program offers BA and MA degrees. Graduate students in the program ( come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them an impressive array of educational and life experience. The Masters of Arts program continues to grow and produce new and innovative leaders in their chosen fields.

Department faculty ( represent diverse areas of scholarship—including psychology, literature, sociology history, geography, education, media studies, critical race and post-colonial studies and methods—who, through research, public engagement and teaching, contribute to the expansion of the dynamic field of childhood studies.

The Department of Childhood Studies is excited to announce the recent publication of two books by recent Ph.D. graduates, based on their dissertation research, and two by department faculty. For details, please go to

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2016 entering doctoral class; applications for the Masters of Arts program are accepted year-round. Deadline for applications for doctoral study is January 10, 2016Funding is available on a competitive basis for qualified applicants. Visit the Graduate Admissions website