Teaching Assistantship

A teaching assistant (TA) helps teach students in specified courses and/or may be assigned primary responsibility for an entire undergraduate course under the supervision of the faculty. Most programs grant teaching assistantships for fall and spring semesters. Assistantships offer 10-month stipends and full tuition scholarships for their work.

Amounts: Stipends are $13,517 to $22,130 depending upon the department and the level of the award. In addition, up to 18 credits of tuition scholarship and health insurance are offered.

Eligible Programs: All graduate programs.

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. Full-time TA's are required to work approximately 20 hours per week in their departments. Additional outside employment is not allowed.

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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Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
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