BERKELEY • DAVIS• IRVINE• LOSANGELES• MERCED • RIVERSIDE• SAN DIEGO•SAN FRANCISCO SANTABARBARA• SANTACRUZ Dept.of PHONE:(530)752-
OneShields AvenueDavis, CA 95616
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Congratulations!Wearepleased torecommend totheDeanof GraduateStudiesyouradmission to the __________________________ Ph.D. program. We are hope that you willbecompletingyour Statementof IntenttoRegister onlinesoon.
We look forwardto meeting youourOpen House _____ through ________;youwill find further detailsregarding travel plans andreimbursements in theenclosed invitation. On behalf ofthe ___________________ Department (or Graduate Group), wearepleasedto offeryouafull financial supportpackageforfouryearsofgraduatestudy foryour Ph.D.Thetotalvalueofthis fouryearsupportpackageis approximately $183,512.40. For 2015-16 ourPh.D. students willreceivea stipendof atleast$26,000.00paidover twelvemonths and fullpaymentof your Californiaresident Tuition & Fees(currently $16,102.60per year),including majormedicalhealth anddental insurancecoveragethrough theUniversity ofCalifornia Student Health InsurancePlan.This stipendmay bepaid assalary fromanycombinationof fellowships and/orGraduateStudentResearcher(GSR)andTeaching Assistantships (TA)throughoutyour graduate studies.Thedoctoral degreerequirements includeserviceasa Teaching Assistant(TA)atleastthreetimes during yourgraduatestudy. If you hold acompetitive,multi-year fellowship, from this university orfrom other sources,youmayhavethepotentialofreceiving asupplemental stipend during your studies,making yourtotal financial supportgreaterthan thestandard stipendabove.Pleaseinformusimmediatelyifyou should beawarded a fellowship. Wewould alsoliketo offeryouafull Graduate Program NonresidentSupplemental Tuition Fellowship (currently $15,102) foryour first yearof graduatestudy.As aU.S. citizen, you can establishCaliforniaresidency afteroneyear. California residents arenotassessed nonresidentsupplemental tuition; althoughtheyareassessed in-state Tuition & Fees. Pleaserefer to theattached enclosures thatoutlineour Universityandcampusregulationswhichmustbemaintained for fellowshipholders including satisfactoryacademicprogresstowards a Ph.D.Taxinformation isalsoprovidedin theseenclosures.Pleasenotethatfellowships donotdisburseuntil youenroll in classes.
All students admitted tograduatestudiesatUCDavis,whether in stateoroutofstatestudents,arerequiredtosubmit a Statementof Legal Residence(SLR)with theUniversityRegistrar byJuly 1st, 2015. TheStatementofLegal Residencecan becompleted onlineathttp://registrar.ucdavis.edu/tuition/residence/processes/slr-basics.cfm .All questionsregarding residency shouldbedirected totheResidencyDeputy at(530)752-4749or email@example.com. A variety of student financial aid is available for all income levels. Whether or not students think they are eligible, we encourage them to apply for financial aid each year. Applying begins with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application. Both applications are free. Thefinancial awards detailed herearenotdependentuponthefinancial need determined from theFAFSA data.Thepriority deadlinefor graduatestudents tofiletheFAFSA is March2,2015. TheTuition & Fees listedaboveareapproximationsas Tuition & Fee levels aresubjectgubernatorial, legislative,and Regental action, adjustmentswill be madeto your award for actual 2015-16 Tuition & Fee amountswhichcan befound athttp://budget.ucdavis.edu/studentfees/.Your resident Tuition & Feeswill becovered in full;anyunused feeawards willnotgeneratea refund to you. Your billing statementshould reflectacreditforfull Tuition & Fees.Ifthereis adiscrepancy, pleasecontact____________________, GraduatePrograms Administrator byphoneat(530)752-,firstname.lastname@example.org .
Pleaseacceptor declinethis financial support byindicating yourdecisionon thefollowing page, then signingand returning a copyofthis letter atyour earliestconvenienceto __________________,GraduateProgramsAdministrator,University of California Davis, OneShields Ave.,Davis, CA95616.Youmay send a scannedcopyviaemail.Pleasebesuretokeep acopyfor your records.Failuretorespond byApril 15,2015,will beinterpreted as adeclinationand this awardofferwill be withdrawn. On behalf ofthe_________________Department, I hopeyouareableto acceptour offers foradmission to our Ph.D. programand financial supportforyou topursueyour graduatestudies.UC Davisis internationallynoted for theexcellenceof its facultyand graduateprograms, strong student-facultyrelationships and superior researchfacilities. Pleasedo nothesitateto contactmeby email email@example.com. Sincerely, Chair, GraduateAffairs Committee
Department or Graduate Group or Graduate Program Encl.: Invitation toUC Davis
Regulations for GraduateStudentsReceiving FellowshipsCouncilof GraduateSchoolsResolution
Alternatively you can send the links to the sites as on the other two examples. Cc: _________GraduateProgramOffice