Assistantship Application

The Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University awards teaching assistantships to students enrolled in the master's program. All students considered for admission to the M.A. program are considered for departmental financial aid. For returning students, the deadline for applications for assistantships for the following academic year is February 1.

You must also arrange for two letters of reference from faculty and staff at WMU who are familiar with your academic promise and achievement. Those letters, which should be sent to the director of the Medieval Institute—preferably by email, should address your academic performance and suitability for college teaching.

Your nine-digit WMU Identification Number.
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Upload here a narrative response to the following prompt: If you have taught before, write a 700- to 1000-word essay explaining your teaching philosophy and experience. If you have not taught, write a 500-word essay in which you imagine your own approach to teaching.
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Medieval Institute
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5432 USA
Phone (269) 387-8745
Fax (269) 387-8750