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Assistantships & Fellowships

Any student enrolling full-time (9 hours per semester or more) may apply for graduate assistantships. Recipients are expected to work 20 hours per week in some capacity for the university. Recipients of graduate assistantships and fellowships receive a monthly stipend and a waiver of tuition and most fees.

Fellowships applicants must be U.S. citizens and meet academic requirements, which vary and are listed on the applications in the graduate catalog.

For more information about assistantships and fellowships, visit the Graduate School website.

Fellowship Application Deadlines

  • March 1st  for Fall Semester

University-Wide Graduate Assistantship Application Deadlines

  • March 1st for Fall Semester
  • November 1st for Spring Semester

Departmental Graduate Assistantship Application Deadlines

The Master's in Criminal Justice program currently awards three Graduate Teaching Assistantships per academic year. Assistantships are awarded in the spring for the next academic year. For more information, including the specific yearly deadline and the application process, please email Dr. Jeanis at .