Graduate Scholarships

Graduate Scholarships

Graduate Academics

Financial Assistance for Graduate Students

  • Presidential Scholarships

    These awards are for new full-time non-resident Masters level students, and provide $8,000 per year to cover the cost of tuition, books, fees, and other educational expenses. For full-time status, a Presidential Scholar must take a minimum of 6 credit hours (2 courses) per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters. Presidential Scholarships have no duties attached! For 2007-2008, the department had 3 Presidential Scholarships available. Click here to complete the application Application deadline is May 1, 2012. (Note: A Presidential Scholarship cannot be combined with an assistantship.)

  • Masters Level Assistantship (M.A.).

    This is a nine-month assistantship for students in one of our Masters Degree programs. It includes a stipend and 6 credit hours/semester of tuition remission for graduate courses. For 2011-2012, the stipend is $11,316. M.A.s are assigned 20 hours/week of duties in the department. Typical duties include tutoring, recitations, and teaching courses in mathematics.

  • Doctoral Level Assistantship (D.M.A.).

    This is a nine-month assistantship for students in one of our Doctoral Degree programs. It includes a stipend and up to 9 credit hours/semester of tuition remission for graduate courses. For 2011-2012, the stipend is $11,316. DMAs are assigned 20 hours/week of duties in the department. Typical duties include tutoring, recitations, and teaching courses in mathematics.

  • Doctoral Associateship (D.A.).

    These are typically awarded to doctoral students in the final 1-2 years of their program. The associateship covers Fall and Spring semesters, in addition to one of the two summer semesters. It includes a stipend, and up to 9 credit hours/semester of tuition remission for the Fall and Spring semesters, and  3 credit hours of tuition for the summer semester. For 2011-2012, the total stipend over three semesters is $17,463. D.A.s are assigned 20 hours/week of duties in the department. Typical duties include tutoring, recitations, and teaching courses in mathematics.

Application forms for teaching assistant positions should be received by the department no later than February 15. Applications received after this date will be considered if openings remain. About 35 teaching assistantships and doctoral associateships are awarded each year to new and continuing students.

Questions? Contact:


Department of Mathematics
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan  49008-5248

Phone: (269) 387-4512
Fax: (269) 387-4530

 

 

 


 

 

Department of Mathematics
3319 Everett Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5248 USA
(269) 387-4510 | (269) 387-4530 Fax
math-dept@wmich.edu