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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships

Assistantship awards provide tuition remission for one course per semester.

Graduate Assistantships are made in recognition of academic achievement, special competencies, and/or academic potential. They provide opportunities for academic and professional development. There are two types of assistantships:
  • Research Graduate Assistantships support research, service, or professional efforts. It may involve flexible hours and off-site or service activities.
  • Administrative Graduate Assistantships support programs administratively. Students must be available during regular business hours.


To be eligible for a graduate assistantship, students must
  • be enrolled full-time (12 or more credits) in any degree program (except M.S.T.) within the Graduate School of Education;
  • sumibt a FAFSA; and
  • meet the minimum GPA requirements: 3.5 undergraduate GPA or 3.8 graduate GPA.

How to Apply

New Students
When completing the online admissions application, check "yes" to receiving GSE School-based Aid on the financial aid supplemental form. If you have already submitted your online admissions application, contact Anisa Sanchez at

Continuing Students
Complete the Graduate Assistantship Application. Submit the completed form to Anisa Sanchez by mail or by fax


Anisa Sanchez
Phone: 212-636-7611
Fax: 212-636-7106

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