Funding and GA Applications

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantship applications for the 2016-2017 (fall 2016-spring 2017) academic year are now available.  The application deadline is March 2, 2016 at 5 pm EST.  Please read through the application carefully to insure that you submit a complete application packet.

MSA Graduate Assistants provide administrative support as well as research assistance to the MSA office, College of Graduate Studies, Global Campus, and MSA faculty.

Graduate Assistantship Application Form

GA Application Form 16-17.pdf
GA Application Form 16-17.doc

Graduate Assistantship Recommendation Form

GA Recommendation Form 16-17.pdf
GA Recommendation Form fillable 16-17.doc

Recommendation Waiver

Recommendation Waiver 16-17.pdf
Recommendation Waiver 16-17.doc

Funding Opportunities for New Graduate Students

Upon admission to a CMU graduate program, Central Michigan University's Neighboring Regions Award automatically grants in-state (Michigan resident) tuition rates to any student who is a resident of the state of Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, or Wisconsin and has at least a 3.3 overall undergraduate grade point average or any student who is a resident of the province of Ontario, Canada and has at least a 3.0 overall undergraduate grade point average. The award is valid for the student's entire program, contingent upon the student remaining in good academic standing. No application is required.

Out-of-State Tuition Merit Award

For students who are not from Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, or Ontario, Canada: Central Michigan University's Out-of-State Tuition Merit Award for graduate students automatically grants in-state (Michigan resident) tuition rates for the entire academic program of any student admitted to a CMU graduate program (contingent upon the student remaining in good academic standing). In order to receive this valuable award, students must meet all three of the following criteria:

1. GRE Verbal score of at least 560 and GRE quantitative score of at least 660 -OR- GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score of at least 600 -OR- MAT (Miller Analogy Test) score of at least 55
2. Cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on the U.S. 4.0 scale
3. TOEFL score of at least 600 (250 computer-based), if a non-native speaker of English.

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