Graduate Assistantships at Lock Haven University provide students with a variety of opportunities for scholarly and professional development designed first and foremost to reinforce and enhance their scholarly pursuits, while providing financial assistance for students in attaining their educational goals. Graduate assistantships give students an opportunity to gain practical experience in teaching, research, academic or administrative service under the guidance of a faculty or staff member. Graduate Assistantships are integral to the students program of study and to the transformation of a student into a professional scholar. They also advance the University mission to recruit highly qualified students to our graduate programs in greater numbers.
Minimum Student Qualifications for Graduate Assistantship:
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Regular admission to a graduate program
Stipend and Tuition Waiver:
Full-time: Stipend $2,775/semester, fall and spring
Tuition Remission for 9 credits/semester
GA assignment 20 hrs/week
Part-time: Stipend $1387.5 /semester
Tuition remission for 6 credits/semester
GA assignment 10 hours/ week for the fall and spring
Summer: Stipend $925 for 10 week summer session
Tuition remission is for 6 credits
GA assignment 10 hrs/week
Graduate Assistantship Application Timeline:
Graduate Assistantship Opportunitites will be posted to this website by Monday, May 13thwww.lhup.edu/graduatestudies/GA_Positions.htm
Student Applications for Graduate Assistantships are due by Monday, June 10th
Students will interview for Graduate Assistantships in June
Graduate Assistantship Assigments will be made in July
GA’s will be offered for the length of the student’s academic experience.
GA Supervisors must provide written evaluation of the GA’s performance at the conclusion of each semester.
The evaluation will indicate the student’s progress toward the stated objectives of the GA assignment.
GA’s will evaluate the quality of their experience, based on the stated objectives of the GA assignment at the end of each semester.
The student’s academic ability, special skills, and financial need will be factored when reviewing GA applications.
For More Information Contact:
Graduate Assistant Coordinator