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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: $15200
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.

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.


Recipients of assistantships must be registered during the term of employment, including during the summer term. Students in this program are not eligible for Board of Trustee tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois. In some instances, teaching assistantships may be renewed for an additional semester, but appointments for the fourth semester and beyond are possible only in exceptional circumstances. Research assistantships are renewable subject to satisfactory academic progress and satisfactory performance of the duties of the assistantship, to the continued need for services, and also to the availability of funds. The director of the research project providing a research assistantship assigns the duties. Registration during Summer II session is only required if the student will have an assistantship during that session.

Amount: $1824
Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships: These are available on an annual basis and provide graduate students with developmental and professional opportunities, as well as Research Assistantships: Graduate Research Assistantships involve a full-tuition scholarship and a monthly stipend for 18–24 months. Please note that graduate assistantship positions do not cover fees.


Columbia GSAPP offers a limited number of teaching and research assistantships to students enrolled in full-time degree programs and to continuing non-enrolled students. An enrolled student receiving an assistantship will also be granted a tuition award, which is applied directly to the student’s account. The assignment of assistantships will be made on the basis of qualifications for each position.

Graduate Studies

What is a graduate assistantship at John Carroll University A Graduate Assistantship is meant to provide graduate students with opportunities to improve their skills in teaching and or research and to offer practical experience while pursuing a graduate degree. Full time assistantships require 20 hours of service per week to the department or program part time assistantships require 10 hours of service per week. If their application to a graduate program is not complete, their graduate assistantship application will not be forwarded to the department. What is the statement of purpose The statement of purpose should state their vocational aim, purpose for undertaking graduate studies, interest in the assistantship, and other matters pertaining to their career goals.

Graduate Assistantships

Northern awards graduate assistantships each year. Find details and a complete list of graduate assistantships at the Office of Graduate Studies in Spafford Hall 204A. When the candidate on academic probation achieves a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher, the candidate returns to good academic standing and may re for an open assistantship position. Graduate candidates must be enrolled in a minimum of six graduate credits each semester to be eligible for a graduate assistantship position graduate assistants may enroll in no than 12 credits each semester.

Amount: $1000
Tuition Funding Support

The Graduate Studies Assistantship Program at Towson University offers a limited number of graduate assistantships each year to qualified students. Students for either full-time or half-time assistantships for a period of one semester , one academic year, or summer. There are also a limited number of graduate teaching assistantships and research assistantships in certain programs. A GA pays for some or all of their tuition and provides applicant with a small stipend in bi-monthly payments for ten months The type of waiver and size of stipend applicant receive is dependent on the type of assistantship applicant are awarded. Be in good academic standing and maintain a minimum semester grade point average of 3.0 in all courses taken for graduate credit during the assistantship.