Hispanic Theological Initiative.

Creating and Nurturing a Community of Latina and Latino Scholars.
Through the Combined Efforts of the Consortium Member Schools.
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    Financial Aid-Fellowships


    The Graduate School is eager to support students as they contribute original research in Old Testament, New Testament, Church History, and Theological Studies.  The Graduate School offers two kinds of travel support - Travel to Professional Meetings and Travel to Support Doctoral Research.

    Travel to Professional Meetings

    Eligibility: The applicant must be formally registered for at least one credit hour at Baylor University during the semester when the presentation is made. Summer request can be based on fall registration. This program is designed to support presentation of findings of graduate-student research, artistic performance, etc. The program is not intended to support recruitment activities, attendance at meetings without presentation of scholarship, costs of publication, or costs of conducting research.

    Award: Two awards of $300 are available each year (June 1-May 31 of the following calendar year). Any one award may not exceed $300. However, students may request less than $300, thereby possibly allowing support for more than two meetings in a year. The award is paid by check directly to the graduate student.

    Travel to Support Doctoral Research

    Eligibility: The applicant must be formally registered for at least one credit hour at Baylor University during the semester of travel. Summer request can be based on fall registration. The student's dissertation proposal must be formally approved by the program at the time of application.

    Award: The Graduate School will match funds with the student's department, up to $300. A doctoral student is eligible for one such award during her/his studies at Baylor University.

    Hispanic/Latino Faculty

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    Hispanic Centers and Programs  

    Hispanic Student Association

    The Hispanic Student Association at Baylor University was founded in 1987, and 25 years later is an important part of the University's Hispanic community - and the multicultural community as a whole. H.S.A. hosts events throughout the year to both unite the community and spread knowledge and awareness of Hispanic culture.

    Library Resources-Special Collections 


    The Baylor University library offers an extensive collection of bound volumes, periodicals, and electronic resources.


    Other Resources


    With the mentoring of faculty active in cutting-edge research and teaching, doctoral students are encouraged to publish their work and present it at academic conferences.


    HTI/HTIC Scholars 

    João Chaves 

    2014-2015 Second-Year Doctoral Scholar
    2015-2016 Comprehensive Exams Scholar

    Yvette García 

    2014-2015 Second-Year Doctoral Scholar
     2015-2016 Comprehensive Exams Scholar

    Contact Information 

    The HTIC person to contact for information on Ph.D. studies at Baylor University is:

    Name:   James D. Nogalski           

    Title:  Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in Religion                  

    Telephone:  (254) 710-1592                

    Email:  [email protected]