Graduate Assistantship

A graduate assistant (GA) carries out a combination of activities associated with faculty research studies and/or teaching support and duties that are assigned by their department. Most GAs are assigned for fall and spring semesters. GAs receive 10-month stipends and full tuition scholarships for their work.

Amounts: Stipends start at $13,517. In addition, up to 18 credits of tuition scholarship and health insurance are offered.

Eligible Programs: Many master's and doctoral programs offer GAs.

Requirements and Restrictions: Students must be admitted to degree programs by the date of the application deadline, and be registered full-time during their award terms. Additional outside employment is not allowed. Complete rules and guidelines for graduate assistants can be viewed below.

Application Process and Deadlines: New applicants for Graduate School admission should apply online by the appropriate deadline.

Admitted students should request and submit a paper application or apply online by February 15 for fall, or November 15 for spring.


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The Graduate School, Holthusen Hall, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

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