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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships offer a stipend of $11,000 per academic year and full/partial tuition waivers.  Assistantships offer students the opportunity to work closely with faculty on research, teaching, and service projects.  After 18 hours of graduate coursework and additional teacher training workshops, graduate assistants may be assigned to teach introductory public speaking classes. Graduate assistantships are competitive, so for full consideration, please electronically submit:

  • A statement indicating why you desire an assistantship and
  • two letters of recommendation

The deadline to apply for Fall 2017 is January 29, 2017.

Each letter of recommendation should be directly sent to: 

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Blair Thompson

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 Last Modified 11/14/17