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An assistantship provides a monthly stipend and tuition scholarship. Assistantship stipends are used when the student is performing serviceAssistantships may be in the form of: 

Academic programs or faculty advisers select graduate students to serve on assistantships. 

Duties and workload

The duration of an assistantship may range from a single academic term to a full year. Students usually serve between 15 to 20 hours per week with a maximum 20h/week. 

During the term of an assistantship, students are expected to continue making academic progress towards their degree. 

Every graduate assistant in TGS must meet the eligibility requirements set for all students receiving financial aid. Please review the  Regulations Governing Recipients of University Assistance  for more information. 

Graduate/teaching assistants

Duties may include: 

Learn more about graduate or teaching assistantships.

Research assistants

Research assistantships are primarily funded on sponsored research projects.

Duties may include:

Learn more about research assistantships.