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Graduate Assistantships

Every fall, the Department awards a limited number of Graduate Assistantships. These are highly competitive grants that involve research. Prospective students who are applying for a Graduate Assistantship must have complete: 1) Graduate Admissions Application, and 2) Graduate Assistantship Application by January 15, 2016.

Graduate Assistantships exist to enhance students' academic experiences by giving them an opportunity to work closely with a specific faculty member or administrator on a well-defined academic activity. Graduate Assistants receive an annual tuition grant that is up to 50% of the tuition. In addition, Graduate Assistants are required to work up to 200 hours during the academic year on the well-defined academic activity. For this work, Graduate Assistants are paid at a rate of $12 per hour.

*Please note: Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 to be considered.

To apply for a Graduate Assistantship please submit the following documents by January 15 to:
Counseling Psychology Department
Eastern University
Eagle Learning Center
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087

1. Institutional Aid Application (2016-2017)
2. Cover Letter & Resume
3. Writing Sample - (ie. research paper)

Application Deadlines:
Graduate Admissions Application and Graduate Assistantship Application: January 15, 2016

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