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University

Wesleyan
UniversityConnecticut

Hongkong
University
University of
Maryland

Tution and
Stipend
Full Tuition and
Stipend

Full Tuition and


assistantship
Graduate
Teaching
Assistantship
Full tuition
remission
Plus stipend

Course Info
2 years of
coursework plus
dissertation.
2 Foreign
Language
Requirements
dsshore@wesleyan.
edu.ph for more
info.

Admission
Requirement
GRErecommended, but
not required.
TOEFL Score
Sample writing
Application essay,
CDs or scores.
$85 non
refundable
application fee
TOEFL R26 L24
S22
TOEFL R26 L24
S22 (Scores
Sgould be higher
than 150)
3 Letter of
Recommendation
Statement essay
(1k-2k words)
What are
your reasons
for
undertaking
graduate
study at the

Deadline

Deadline is
December 1

University of
Maryland?
Indicate, if
appropriate,
any specific
areas of
research
interest. You
may wish to
discuss past
work in your
intended
field or allied
fields, your
plans for a
professional
career, or
how you
developed
your interest
in or
knowledge of
your chosen
subject.
b) What life
experiences
have you had
that you feel

have
prepared you
to pursue a
graduate
degree at a
large,
diverse
institution
such as the
University of
Maryland?
Among the
items you
might care to
include
would be
your
financial,
community
and family
background,
whether you
are the first
person in
your family
to pursue a
higher
education, or
any other

factors that
you feel
would
contribute to
the diversity
of our
academic
community.
You may also
wish to give
the graduate
admissions
committee
some
examples of
your
determinatio
n to pursue
your goals,
your
initiative and
ability to
develop
ideas, and/or
your capacity
for working
through
problems
independentl

y.
CV
GRE (general
scores)
Sample writing
or an MA thesis
University of
Pittsburg

Teaching
Fellowship
full tuition
scholarship,
health insurance,
and a stipend of
about $17,370
(subject to
change) in
exchange for
duties similar to
those assigned to
teaching
assistants.
Graduate Student
Assistantships
provide payment
of tuition and a
stipend of
$13,640 (subject
to change) in
exchange for

a maximum of 24
credits may be
accepted by
transfer toward the
requirements for
the PhD degree. In
general, students
who have
completed a
masters degree at
another institution
in composition and
theory,
ethnomusicology,
musicology, or jazz
studies are
awarded the
maximum number
of transfer credits
toward the
requirements for
the PhD degree;

Statement of
Purpose about 2
pages that
describes
academic
background and
professional goals.
CV
Transcript
3 letters of
recommendation
GRE (country
whose official
language is not
English is
Exempted)
2 papers on
historical,

Deadline is
January 5

assisting a faculty
member in
library research,
editorial duties,
or similar
academic tasks.
University of
Syney, Australia

analytical,
theoretical topic.

PhD in Musicology
by research.

TOEFL at least 22
in all areas, with
minimum scores of
90
IELTS LEVEL 7.0
no score below
6.5.
Relevant masters
degree or a
relevant bachelors
degree.
A proposed course
of advance study
and research that
is appropriate and
acceptable to the
faculty
Research proposal
1500-2000 words
with additional
biblio(Identificatio
n of the topic, an
introductory
literature review,
an outline of the
research program

and rough
schedule for the
research.)
Cover letter
outlining your
reason for
application
2 recommendation
letters.
Evidence that your
supervisor
supports your
application (this
can be a pdf copy
of emails between
you and your
supervisor)
timothy.crowe@sydney.edu.au
contact for info on developing
a research proposal