Graduate Research Assistantship


What is a GRA?

  • A university professor hires a GRA’s, a graduate student in good standing, to conduct part-time research on a specific academic project related or unrelated to the student’s thesis/dissertation
  • Payment comes in the form of a stipend and tuition assistance from the College

How to apply for a GRA?

  • Based on merit & experience
  • Talk to professors with work in your interest area. 
  • Identify faculty and the areas of research they specialize in by looking through the Faculty Expertise Guide, a searchable listing of faculty and their areas of expertise.