As a student in the School of Education, you are eligible for grants, scholarships and assistantships.
In addition to the scholarships, grants and loan opportunities administered through the Office of Student Financial Services, the School of Education offers assistantships to graduate students.
Graduate assistantships give students special opportunities to receive experience in a profession under the supervision of a faculty mentor.
To be eligible for a graduate assistantship, you must meet the following requirements:
Once awarded a graduate assistantship, you must meet the following criteria:
Must not accept or maintain any concurrent employment.
Work for 20 hours per week during the assistantship assignment. Work activities should be conducted on campus unless otherwise instructed or assigned by the graduate assistant's faculty supervisor.
Priority will be given to completed applications submitted by Feb. 1 to be considered for an assistantship in the following school year.
For new students, graduate assistant applications may be completed as part of the ApplyWeb online graduate admissions application.
Graduate assistantship appointments and reappointments are made at the discretion of the School of Education Graduate Education Committee and the dean. In general, offers of graduate assistantships will be extended during the months of March and April, and students should accept or deny offers no later than April 30.