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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.


Applicants for graduate assistantships must demonstrate promise, particularly in their work for the B.A. degree. The graduate coordinator will hold an orientation session for new teaching assistants during the week preceding the first day of fall-semester classes. Appointments to assistantships are normally made for one year, with renewal based on satisfactory performance. In cases of demonstrated incompetence and or malfeasance, as judged by the Graduate Committee, the department may discontinue an assistantship after a single semester. Assistantships may also be granted under particular conditions, such as for a single semester due to budgetary limitations. Other Types of AssistantshipsOn rare occasions the department is able to award assistantships paid for by agencies outside the department or university.

UMass Amherst

The higher education program can provide guidance for students seeking assistantships, but students need to be very proactive in their search. 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. As long as applicant work at least 10 hours a week per semester, applicant are eligible for tuition credit, health insurance, and other benefits.

Amount: $16746

Second-year M.A. students are eligible to be considered for Teaching Assistantships. Teaching Assistantships reduce tuition to a mere $25 a semester, though students must pay university fees. Students with no previous composition teaching experience are expected to begin training the summer before their first semester at UGA, apprenticing with an experienced teaching assistant. Teaching Assistants may also request to work in the First-Year Composition Program’s Writing Center or Digital Learning Labs in lieu of teaching one or classes each semester, and a few senior TAs teach higher-level literature or creative writing courses each year. A small number of the university newly admitted Ph.D. students may be awarded university-wide, competitively selected Research Assistantships.

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Graduate assistantships are awarded for one academic year and may be renewed on a yearly basis if funds exist, students make adequate progress in their programs of study , and a satisfactory rating from the graduate director in the performance of assistantship duties. Because graduate assistantship awards are highly competitive, students who seek an assistantship are encouraged to early. All students who complete their applications, indicate an interest in funding, and are formally accepted into a graduate program in criminology and criminal justice will be considered for graduate assistantships. In the event that a student declines a graduate assistantship or additional funding is identified, the student next on the waiting list will be offered the assistantship.

Amount: $15224

What is a Graduate Assistantship A graduate assistantship is an award made by the Mathematics and the University. How and when are Graduate Assistantships Awarded On February 1 of each year the Graduate Committee of the Mathematics will consider all completed applications and make some initial offers of assistantships. These hours can either be taken the summer preceding or following their assistantship. What costs will a Graduate Assistant need to pay A Graduate Assistantship only covers the stipend and tuition waiver. Note that room and board, text books, and living expenses are not paid by the assistantship. What do applicant need to submit to the Department to be considered for an assistantship All applicants to the graduate program are considered for graduate assistanships.

Amount: $2816
Financial Requirements

International students are eligible for graduate assistantships, which are generally awarded by academic departments based on the students' academic merit, experience, and availability of funds. Some departments are able to offer assistantships, others don't have any at all. Applicant can calculate the value of an assistantship by multiplying the monthly stipend by the number of months in their contract , and add this amount to the tuition remission and out of state waiver for each semester add $2816 for the value of the health insurance subsidy that covers 88% of their health insurance costs.

Graduate Assistantships

All international students that waived for the fall will need to waive again for the spring term Students wishing to for graduate assistantships must correspond directly with the office or program offering the assistantship. Students are free to for assistantships in any office or program, not only in the program to which they are admitted. All Graduate Assistantship offers of employment with The University of Southern Mississippi are contingent on the successful completion of a background check. Tuition waivers will be prorated if the assistantship is terminated. Students conditionally admitted into a graduate program are ineligible to hold an assistantship until they have achieved a regular admit status.

Amount: $17100
Teaching Assistantships

Teaching Assistantships are available in the English on a competitive basis. Current students who are applying for teaching assistantships must submit three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a résumé, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Attendance in the Orientation is a mandatory part of the Teaching Assistantship Associateship contract. Graduate students who have been awarded Teaching Assistantships Associateships in the English will staff the Writing Program exclusively for the first year of their Teaching Assistantship.

Graduate Assistantships

The number of assistantships vary each year. An assistantship includes a salary based on the required hours per week. Assistantships are competitive and are only awarded to those who . If applicant are interested in an assistantship, please fill out the Graduate Assistantship Application. Fall Semester: June 1stSpring Semester: October 15thSummer assistantships are not available.