Graduate Assistantships

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Graduate Assistantships

Full and Partial Graduate Assistantships

Each year Ferrum College offers a limited number of full and partial graduate assistantships to outstanding students. Graduate assistantships represent an honor and distinction and are given only to high-quality students. Awards are made by academic year or semester.

Graduate Assistants engage in projects, administrative work, tutoring, or other activities in academia.

To be eligible for an assistantship, a student must be admitted as a degree-seeking student in a graduate program at Ferrum College and remain in good academic standing. Maintaining assistantship eligibility requires a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in all semesters for which the student holds a GA position. Graduate Assistants must register for a minimum of nine graduate credits each semester.


Application deadlines:

April 1 for summer positions
July 1 for fall positions
November 1 for spring positions

While there is a deadline for applications, applications will be accepted at any time if position openings exist and may be submitted electronically to Dr. Sandra Via, Director of the School of Graduate and Online Education Studies at Applications will be reviewed by members of the Director of Graduate and Online Education Studies and members of the Graduate Advisory Committee.

Positions Available

  • Administrative Office Support
  • Residence Life
  • Academic Resources Center: Tutoring (individual and group sessions)
  • Athletics
  • Other positions available at the institution as they become available

Types of Assistantships

20 hours/week (52 weeks)
50% Tuition + Housing

10 hours/week (52 weeks)

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