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Graduate Studies Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships

Similar to work-study at the undergraduate level, assistantships allow graduate students to work for the university, and in return, that graduate student may receive a stipend and tuition waiver.

Below you will find links to information regarding policies, awards, forms, and publications that pertain to graduate assistants at Emporia State University. Jan Gerstner administers the graduate assistants at Emporia State University and will be happy to answer any questions regarding graduate assistants.


Graduate Assistantship Information, Forms, Policies and Awards

  1. Graduate Assistant Application
  2. Graduate Assistant Guidelines.pdf
  3. Graduate Student Guidebook.pdf
  4. Graduate Assistant Payrolls.pdf
  5. Graduate Assistant Policies/Enrollment Requirements.pdf
  6. Graduate Assistant Exit Survey

Application for Graduate Assistantship

Please complete all the fields of information below. Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*). Incomplete applications cannot be processed. Please make sure you have also submitted a resume to the Graduate School. There is no need to complete a graduate assistantship application more than once per semester.

Before an applicant can be considered for a graduate assistantship, an Application for Admission to Graduate Study must have been received by the Graduate School.

NOTICE TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: In addition to the English Proficiency requirement of a 550 TOEFL score, international graduate teaching assistants must present a score of at least 50 on the TSE (Test of Spoken English) Exam, or a score of 250 on the SPEAK (Speaking Proficiency English Assessment Kit) exam, or a minimum score of 22 on the speaking section of the TOEFL IBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet Based Test), and pass an oral exam administered by three faculty members and one student prior to being granted a teaching assistantship. Please contact the Intensive English Program (ext. 5922) for more information about these examinations or to schedule an examination.

NOTICE TO ALL STUDENTS: A background check is required for employment.

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