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Assistantships and Scholarships


  • 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
  • Assistan​tships for the 2019-2020 academic year are posted below. We anticipate having additional assistantships and will post them as they become available. Assistantship yearly compensation offers up to $14,000 and also includes a tuition waiver (valued at $10,500), an option for free graduate housing​ (no in hall responsibilities) and a meal plan. 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 plan on attending our Visit Day scheduled for February 28 and March 1, 2019​.                                                                                                                                                        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 2019 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 are due March 22, 2019                                                               

  • EDL Faculty 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. 2019 award is $1800.

    Submit completed applications along with their essay to the Department of Educational Leadership at edlead@cmich.edu.   
  • Applications are due March 22, 2019

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