A few Shenandoah graduate degrees and departments offer select students the opportunity to be Graduate Assistants. These assistantships can provide a full or partial tuition waiver, small stipend, or housing.
Graduate Assistants are selected by program directors, not by the Office of Financial Aid. Questions about assistantships should be directed contact person listed for each position, not the Office of Financial Aid.
Two types of assistantships are available:
Graduate Assistantships, both full and partial, are awarded to masters, doctoral, and artist diploma students. The award (which includes full or partial tuition and a stipend) is renewable for up to three years and is contingent on satisfactory academic progress and the recommendation of the immediate supervisor.
DMA/Artist Diploma (Post-Master’s) Teaching Assistantships are awarded to doctoral and artist diploma students and consist of a full tuition waiver and a $9000 annual stipend. The award is renewable for three years and is contingent on satisfactory academic progress and the recommendation of the immediate supervisor.
Shenandoah Conservatory strongly recommends that all entering students submit a FAFSA to the Shenandoah University Office of Financial Aid.
The Harry F. Byrd School of Business offers both full and half graduate assistantships. These are only available for the Fall and Spring semesters.
Two types of assistantships are available:
A full assistantship covers the students full tuition (9 credit hours). The Assistant is required to work 20 hours per week. A small monetary stipend that is distributed directly to the student throughout the semester.
A half assistantship covers half of the student’s tuition (4.5 credit hours).The Assistant is required to work 10 hours per week. A small monetary stipend that is distributed directly to the student throughout the semester.
There are a limited number of slots. Applications must be submitted to be considered for a position by the deadlines stated on the application. Students must be accepted into the program prior to applying (access to the application form is restricted to users with an SU email account), and the MBA foundation courses must be waived and/or completed. Students must be enrolled full-time (minimum of 9 credits) in the semester they apply for.
Applications will be considered for a number of factors to include, but not limited to, experience, academic merit, and financial need.
Applications are being accepted.
Career Services has a graduate student position as a Career Services Media Specialist. This is a 9.5 month position with on-campus housing and a stipend.
Complete applications will include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. Please send all application materials to Amanda Grantham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position has been filled for the 2018-19 school year.
The Center for Public Service and Scholarship (CPSS) has a graduate student position as a Graduate Fellow. This is a 1-2 year commitment that runs from August – June each year, with a tuition reimbursement for an expected 20 hours of work per week.
For more information, contact Karen Schultz at email@example.com.
The Office of Admissions Media Recruitment team is seeking a graduate student employee for the position of Media Assistant. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is the ability to work self-sufficiently with a creative approach to project-based work. The position will require the student to manage projects; collaborate and compile admissions reports; prepare and assist in executing recruitment events; employ high attention to details; schedule and train student employees; and complete other duties and projects as assigned.
Complete applications will include a resume, cover letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references. Please send all application materials to Jean Swartz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete applications will include a resume, a cover letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references. Please send application materials to Carly Scranton at email@example.com.
This position has been filled for the 2019-20 school year.
The Division of Student Life and the Office of Student Engagement are recruiting a Sustainability Student Coordinator for the 2018-19 school year. This person contributes to the mission of the university and the division by promoting environmental sustainability.
Deadline to apply is June 29, 2018. Complete applications will include a resume, cover letter of interest, and contact information for three professional references. Please send all application materials to Katie Hecker at firstname.lastname@example.org.