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Assistantships and Scholarships

2020 EDL Scholarship Opportunities

  • Doctoral Assistantships
  • Graduate research assistantships are available for doctoral students. Graduate Research Assistants are assigned to faculty to conduct research projects to the faculty's expertise. The workload is twenty hours per week for a full-time Graduate Research Assistant. Tuition remission of up to twenty (20) hours of graduate study per academic year (Fall, Spring, and Summer terms) and a stipend. Assistantship applications must be submitted by February 1st.​​

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Full Description and Application​

  • Higher Education Administration Assistantships
  • This fall, there are 10-15 anticipated graduate assistantships available within the Student Affairs unit at CMU. Available anticipated assistantships for the 2021-2022 academic year are posted at the link below and will be updated as assistantship details change or more opportunities arise. Assistantship yearly compensation offers up to $12,600 at the masters level. The learning community also includes a tuition waiver (valued at $10,500), an option for a housing scholarship in the residential community (with no live-in responsibilities), and in some cases, includes a meal plan. Assistantships are 10 month positions with some having potential summer employment options. Once admitted to the MAHE program, the director will be in contact with you. If you are admitted to the program and desire an assistantship, please apply online, and set aside March 4-5, 2021 for our campus Visit Days. Applicants invited to interview will be interviewed during our Visit Days event. For more on the Visit Days program and detailed graduate assistant position descriptions, please visit the Student Affairs GA Learning Community website.                                                                                     
    Available Assistantships

  • Robert & Marge Mills Endowed Scholarship
  • Current students in a degree or certification program in the Department of Educational Leadership, who are focusing on the field of K-12 education, are encouraged to apply for the Robert & Marge Mills Endowed Scholarship in Educational Leadership.  

    Submit completed applications along with their essay to the Department of Educational Leadership at edlead@cmich.edu.   

    Applications due March 6, 2020                                                      

  • EDL Endowed Scholarship
  • In 2016, the faculty, staff, emeriti, alumni, and friends of the Department of Educational Leadership established an award to support student learning experiences related to coursework such as professional development, international travel, or course tuition.

    Submit completed applications along with their essay to the Department of Educational Leadership at edlead@cmich.edu.
  • Applications due March 6, 2020



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