​​​​​​​​​​​​Graduate Assistantship

This site is the primary location for information about graduate assistantships. When information about graduate assistantships becomes available, faculty, staff, and students will be able to find out information for them on this page in the menu to the left.
A full-time graduate assistantship position is generally intended to be for the fall and spring semester of the specified academic year. There are three levels of annual graduate assistantship awards as indicated below:
Graduate Assistants (GA) - General work duties and athletic positions
  • $8.30 per hour  
  • Full time position is expected to work 20 hours per week      
  • 12 graduate credit hours of tuition remission (not to exceed $7800.00 per year)
Teaching Assistants (TA) - Assist faculty with teaching duties
  • $7,200 stipend for 20 hours per week         
  • 12 graduate credit hours of tuition remission (not to exceed $7800.00 per year)
Research Assistants (RA) - Assist faculty with research activities         
  • $7,200 stipend for 20 hours per week         
  • 12 graduate credit hours of tuition remission (not to exceed $7800.00 per year)

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Graduate Assistantship (GA) Process

  • April 2, 2018: Approved positions to be posted for students to apply.    
  • April 16, 2018:  Last day for students to submit applications.  Applications forwarded to GA/TA/RA supervisors for selection of students to fill the positions.    
  • April 30, 2018:  Academic Affairs notified by GA/TA/RA supervisors of students selected for available positions.    
  • May 11, 2018:  Students informed of GA award via official letter; final paperwork. (on-going throughout the summer if needed)​
Note: Not all students are qualified for all available positions based on his or her course of academic study and the required qualifications for the available positions. Students should only complete and submit applications for graduate assistantships for which they are truly qualified. An application will need to be submitted for EACH position applied for. Make sure to include the position number on the application or it will not be reviewed.

Graduate Assistantship Position Listing

Seniors can apply for positions to start in fall. 

You need to submit an application for each position you are applying for. Please only apply for those positions you are qualified for,  included the position number you are applying for on each application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled

Submit applications and a current resume for each position you are applying to: 
Heather Riffle, Old Main 118 (Oiler Success Center) - 419-434-4640

You may submit applications electronically to riffle@findlay.edu.  Please make sure to include a listing of the positions you are applying for in the email notice.

You may also drop off hard copies to Old Main 118 (Oiler Success Center)​.

Contact UsOffice of Admissions  | 1315 N. Main St., Findlay, OH 45840​​  |​ Graduate Admissions Counselors  |  419-434-4732  |  gradinfo@findlay.edu