McNair Graduate Assistantship Program

McNair Graduate Assistantship Program

The UF Graduate School is proud to announce The McNair Graduate Assistantship Program.  It provides one-year transitional support for students who have successfully completed the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program as undergraduates. Graduate assistants have part-time teaching or research duties, they are required to register for reduced study loads, according to the schedule for their appointment. The assistantship program gives a base stipend of $12,000, in-state tuition, fees and health insurance for up to five years.

The UF Graduate School is committed to providing services to the campus community that maintain integrity and excellence in graduate education through clear and consistent policies, high standards, efficient procedures and direct student support

Eligibility:

  • Created to help students who have successfully completed the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program as undergraduates, this assistantship is open to newly enrolled McNair Scholars in good standing.
  • UF provides a limited number of research assistantships for McNair Scholars who are entering a Ph.D. program in the fall semester.
  • Interested students who meet the eligibility requirements are invited to apply. Since this program is intended to increase enrollment in Ph.D. programs, currently enrolled doctoral students are not eligible.

How to Apply:

For applying the assistantship, the candidates are required to submit the application form that can be downloaded through the given link:

http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/media/graduate-school/pdf-files/Mcnair-Assistantship-application.pdf

Supporting Documents:

Support materials that must be attached to your application:

  • Personal statement
  • An official letter from your undergraduate McNair Scholars Program director stating that you are/were a scholar in good standing with the program.
  • Copy of your official graduate school acceptance letter

Submitting Details:

  • You can send all application materials to:

Office of Graduate Minority Programs, Graduate School

University of Florida

115 Grinter Hall

PO Box 115500 Gainesville, Florida 32611

(352) 392-6444

  • You can also email the completed application packet to ogmp-at-ufl.edu

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • This assistantship program provides a base stipend of $12,000, in-state tuition, fees and health insurance for up to five years.
  • As part of the program, each student will be appointed to a research assistant and expected to conduct research under faculty supervision.

Application Deadline:

The completed application must be received by April 24, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/prospective-students/funding/graduate-assistantships/mcnair-graduate-assistantship-program/

 

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