Do you need help paying for your graduate work in political science? Are you interested in working closely with faculty while gaining hands-on experience in your field? Our department is committed to providing practical opportunities for both professional and personal growth through our graduate assistantships.


  • stipend
  • tuition waiver (some fees still apply)
  • bookstore discounts
  • and more

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • work with faculty members 20 hours per week
  • help with research and teaching

How to Apply

You must be officially admitted to a graduate degree program in the university to be eligible for an assistantship.

To apply, complete an application from the department. You will also need to fill out a separate application from your financial aid and scholarships forms.

Paying for Your Education