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Graduate Assistantships

F.A.Q. About Graduate Assistantships in the School of Art

 

What kind of assistantships do you offer?

·      Assistantships are awarded in all concentrations on a highly competitive basis. *

·      The School of Art has 22 teaching assistantships and 1 administrative assistantship.

 

What is included in an assistantship?

·      All assistantships include a stipend and full tuition waiver.

·      The university also provides a sizable contribution to offset the cost of a health care plan offered to all graduate assistants.

 

What would be expected of me?

·      Graduate assistants must be fulltime students and have a service commitment of 20 hours per week.

·      Graduate Assistants may not fall below a 3.0 GPA

 

What would I be doing?

·      Teaching Assistants work in their own area of study teaching classes, assisting professors, and other important tasks directly related to their area of study.

·      The graduate administrative assistant works in the galleries assisting the Director of the School of Art Galleries. This assistantship is awarded to a highly qualified individual from any area of graduate study within the School of Art.

 

How do I apply?

·      Submit an Application for Graduate Assistantship (hyperlink underlined to GA app) and a CV to Graduate Admissions along with your other application materials. Please also send a cover letter by email to Lisa Everson lheld2@kent.edu to inform us of your interest and please specify the area of study you are applying to.

·      If you are a current graduate student in the School of Art, please email a cover letter, CV, and the Application for Graduate Assistantship to Lisa Everson and your faculty advisor.

 

  • Assistantships are not available for the M.A.T program.
  • Assistantships are not available for first semester International students.