Northern Illinois University Graduate Assistance

Scholarship Provided by : Northern Illinois University

Scholarship Amount

$10,000 USD

Application Deadline

November 12, 2016


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The Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management inspires students to engage and succeed in their individual pursuit of learning as they transform into dynamic leaders. Our graduate assistantships afford students the opportunity to gain a variety of valuable and unique experiences through student-centered service and collaborative relationships.

Benefits of an Assistantship
Each assistantship includes a compensation package to offset student expenses. Compensation packages vary by department. Stipends typically start at $1,000 per month; this corresponds with 20 hours of work per week. Packages also typically include a tuition waiver (student responsible for fees) and may also include one or more of the following benefits:

Assistance with conference costs
Professional development funds/opportunities
Recreation Center access
Meal plans
Housing in the residence halls
Below are the departments in the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management (SAEM) that anticipate having Graduate Assistantship (GA) openings for the 2015-2016 academic year. Graduate students who will be enrolled in the Counseling, Adult & Higher Education (CAHE) department and are seeking an assistantship in SAEM for the 2015-2016 academic year are eligible to apply for the positions listed below by participating in the GA Interview Day or theGraduate Student Assistantship & Recruitment Program (GSARP) Weekend. Graduate students enrolled in other academic programs may also apply, but first priority will be given to CAHE students. Please note, this is a temporary listing of available positions and it may change frequently as positions are added or filled. We also encourage you to check the Human Resources employment website for GA positions at NIU.

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