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Graduate Assistantship

Graduate assistantships provide monetary compensation for full-time graduate students ranging from $2,502 to $5,004 for the academic year, plus a partial waiver of basic tuition for part-time graduate assistants and a full waiver of basic tuition for full-time graduate assistants. New graduate assistantships are awarded only in the fall and spring term except for certain academic programs. Graduate assistantships may be renewed with the recommendation of the awarding department and approval of the Graduate Dean for a maximum of four terms. Graduate assistantships may be renewed during the summer term but this term counts toward the maximum of four terms.

Graduate Assistantships

Assistantships may only be awarded to graduate students who have unqualified admission to the College of Graduate Studies under the Regular degree admission classification. Provisional degree or non-degree admits are not eligible to hold a graduate assistantship. In cases where the employing unit and the academic unit are NOT one and the same, the employing unit MUST seek prior approval from the dean of the academic unit in advance of offering the student an assistantship. Graduate Assistants must be registered for a minimum of 9 credit hours of course work for Fall or Spring semester, within the program of study throughout the period of the assistantship. Student must be registered during the term in which they hold an assistantship.

Amount: $5250

The International TA Workshop consists of the following three parts: classroom culture , presentation and pronunciation skills , and teaching evaluation and English certification International Students Beginning Assistantship Appointment in the Spring Semester: International TAs beginning their assistantship appointment in the spring semester are only allowed to hold a TA1 level assistantship and must complete the General TA Workshop in January. Satisfactory Progress To retain an assistantship, a student must demonstrate satisfactory progress in the academic program. Failure to do so may result in a termination of the assistantship. Individual programs have the right to establish their own criteria however, the preceding definition should be considered the minimum standard for continuation in graduate programs of study and holding graduate assistantships.

Graduate Assistantships

Departments may limit the number of years that a graduate student may hold an assistantship. Graduate assistants are responsible for knowing the specific policies and procedures that govern their particular assistantship and academic program. Graduate assistantships are available only to graduate students who are in good standing and actively pursuing graduate degree programs. Doctoral students with quarter-time or half-time assistantships must carry at least 3 credits Master’s students with quarter-time assistantships or half-time assistantships must carry at least 6 credits. Doctoral and master’s students with three-quarter-time assistantships must carry at least 3 credits. Lifelong Education students and College of Law students are not eligible for graduate assistantships.

Amount: $5200
Graduate Assistantships and

Under special circumstances, GTAs can be employed in a advanced capacity than a regular graduate teaching assistant by serving as the instructor of record for a lower division course or courses The combined load of teaching responsibilities and graduate course enrollment may not exceed 15 hours per semester, during the fall or spring semesters, when the GTA is assigned as an instructor of record. The GRA is not permitted to work than 20 hours per week at APSU during the fall or spring semesters Graduate Student Worker : A GSW is employed by the university in university related duties for hourly pay. The College of Graduate Studies does not normally award graduate assistantships for the summer term.

Graduate Assistantships at SXU

Assistantship Details: A few graduate assistantships are available in the Master of Applied Computer Science program at Saint Xavier University. The graduate assistantships cover a tuition waiver for credit hours of coursework per semester. Assistantship Details: Graduate assistantships in the graduate speech-language pathology program at Saint Xavier University include a tuition waiver for two credit hours of coursework per semester. Application for a graduate assistantship is made directly through the CSDI Department at SXU after entrance into the program. Assistantship Details: As assistantships become available, students are notified through Canvas in the appropriate Group Announcements. Assistantships are generally practice based which includes working with the simulation lab and assisting with and sometimes graduate student work.

Amount: $6450
Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are available through graduate programs and some non-academic departments. Assistantships include a partial or full tuition scholarship and a stipend of around $6,450 or $3,225 Some programs may offer a larger stipend. Assistantships are generally not available during the summer terms. Doctoral students with full-time graduate assistantships are eligible for health insurance reimbursement. See the other links under Graduate Assistantships for details. The department in which the graduate assistant is working must complete an Electronic Personnel Action Form and an Appointment of Graduate Assistantship form. Before they begin their assistantships, students on F-1 or J-1 visas must also complete the Certificate of On-Campus Employment Eligibility and have it approved by International Student Services. This form is required for international graduate assistants to be paid for their assistantships.

UMass Amherst

Historically, every student who needs funding has been able to eventually secure a position, but for some students, this may mean taking a leap of faith and accepting admission to UMass without a confirmed assistantship in hand. UMass offices post assistantship opportunities throughout the spring, summer, and into the fall semester, so the university encourage applicant to be patient even if applicant do not have an assistantship lined up immediately. If applicant receive an assistantship of at least 10 hours after the start of the fall semester, their tuition waiver will be retroactive to the beginning of the semester. Most assistantships are 20 hours a week, but some may be 10 and some 30. Continue to search for an assistantship if applicant enter the program without one.

Graduate Assistantships

The university offer a number of graduate assistantships annually to qualified students in the master of landscape architecture program. These assistantships include special stipends and tuition waivers. Assistantships also provide applicant with valuable work experience while applicant complete their course work Assistantships are available for one or two semesters and can be either full or half. Applicant may indicate their interest in a graduate assistantship within their admission letter. Assistantships are usually distributed in the spring and fall. An application must be filled out to be considered for an assistantship.

Amount: $1900

The Geography supports several graduate teaching assistantships During the spring semester eligible applicants can for a graduate teaching assistantship for the following academic year. Filled by M.S. and Ph.D. students, teaching assistantships are for one year, and renewal for a second year is contingent upon the student progress and performance. The Geography also typically has several graduate research assistantships available. Two Graduate Student Research Assistantships in the Geography at the University of Nevada, Re The stipend for the 12-month period is $2,100 per month. The research assistantship includes health insurance and a tuition waiver.