A limited number of Graduate Assistantships and University
Fellowships are granted to various departments within each School
and College of the University. Administrative Assistantships are
also available in the administrative sector.
Graduate Assistantships and
Doctoral Fellows Manual
The newly revised (April 2013) Graduate
Assistantships and Doctoral Fellows Manual can be found
Awards are given on the basis of academic merit. Graduate
Assistants are only expected to submit GRE or GMAT scores if they
are required within their primary department of study, and only if
they are working within that primary department. Minimal GMAT
scores for the Peter J. Tobin College of Business are 550 or above.
If a department or program does not require GRE scores, they are
not required for consideration of an Assistantship.
All awardees are expected to have an undergraduate overall GPA of
at least 3.20. Graduate Assistants will be expected to show
evidence of a 3.20 GPA or above in any previous graduate work.
Doctoral Fellows will be expected to show evidence of 3.5 GPA or
above in any previous graduate work. Graduate Assistants who do not
maintain these minimum GPAs will not be eligible to keep their
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In addition to our regular Graduate Assistantships and Doctoral
Fellowships, several additional scholarships are available.
The Graduate Admissions Assistance
Program (GAAP) oversees graduate student applications to
external scholarships. The staff of the GAAP Office will assist you
in determining your eligibility for scholarships and in completing
the application process.
Other available scholarships include: