CMU offers competitive assistantships to graduate teaching and debate/forensics assistants. Assistantships provide waiver of tuition for up to 20 hours of on-campus classes per academic year, including the payment of most university fees. Assistants in good standing may receive up to two years of support and a total of 33 hours of tuition waiver.
Teaching assistants teach two introductory communication classes per semester. Debate/forensics assistants teach one introductory class, work with the debate team or individual event participants, and travel with the team to area and national tournaments.
An assistantship application
, undergraduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation are due by March 15 to be considered for fall enrollment for the next academic year. Additionally, international students must submit official TOEFL scores by the March 15 deadline to be eligible for consideration. Early offers may be made to highly qualified candidates. To be eligible for consideration for a graduate assistantship, an applicant must meet all admission requirements for the Master’s degree program.
Graduate Fellowships are also available for the most highly qualified candidates through the College of Graduate Studies. For more information regarding the various fellowships available, please visit the College of Graduate Studies website at http://www.grad.cmich.edu
or write to:
College of Graduate Studies
Foust Hall 100
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Telephone: (989) 774-GRAD