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Assistantships and Scholarships

​​​​​Meemic Educational Leadership and Professional Development Annual Scholarship


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Selection Criteria:

  1. Admission into the Masters of Arts in School Principalship or Masters of Arts in Teacher Leadership.
  2. Current classroom teacher. 
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale.
  4. Demonstrated financial need.

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  • 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.​​

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  • Higher Education Administration Assistantships
  • Assistantships for the 2017-18 academic year are posted below. We anticipate having additional assistantships and will post them as they become available. Assistantship yearly compensation are offered up to $14,000 which includes a tuition waiver (valued at $10,500) and an option for free graduate housing​ (no in hall responsibilities). Assistantships are either 10 or 12 month (indicated on job description). Once admitted to the program, the director of the M.A in Higher Education will contact you regarding which interview sites you are interested in. If you are admitted to the program and desire an assistantship, please attend our Visit Day on March 2 and 3, 2017​. The Visit Days program begins in the afternoon of March 2 and concludes at 5 p.m. on March 3. ​
  • Leadership Institute - Leadership Advancement Scholars Graduate Assistant
    This position will assist with duties related to the management of the Leader Advancement Scholarship cohort. This includes recruitment and enrollment management initiatives designed to attract high ability high school seniors to the university, providing academic advising and assisting with course registration for Leader Advancement Scholars, and assisting with the design and implementation of student leadership programs for scholarship recipients.

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  • EHS Recruitment and MA in Higher Education Program Graduate A​ssistant
    This split assistantship will share 10 hours per week (total of 20) between the College of Education and Human Services and the Department of Educational Leadership.

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  • Greek Life Graduate Assistant
    This position will support the fraternity and sorority life community through various programming and advising initatives.

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  • Student Activities Graduate Assistant
    This position will assist in providing oversight and visionary leadership to the Student Activities committees (Mainstage, Homecoming, Siblings Weekend, CMU Up All Night & 1892 Productions).  They will oversee the committees and assist them in their efforts to reach their goals and those of the Office of Student Activities & Involvement.

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  • Student Organization Development
    This position will assist in providing visionary leadership and oversight to the Peer Involvement Advisors & the development of our student organizational leaders. They will work closely with the Assistant Director to develop & implement involvement and engagement opportunities for all CMU students.  In addition, this position will develop programming that will assist students in their efforts to be successful leaders within their organizations. 

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  • Volunteer Center – Mentor Programs
    The Mentor Graduate Assistant position will oversee mentoring for children in early elementary grades as well as intergenerational mentoring of senior citizens. CMU students will be recruited and trained by the graduate assistant with the end outcome of providing positive role models who will serve in an appropriate capacity leading to improved attitudes toward school, healthy food and activity choices, suitable companionship for children in the school setting and seniors in the assisted living facilities, volunteer opportunities for university students, and increased access to higher education.  

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