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 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.