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Scholarships

Our department has a number of scholarships available for strong students. All of our applicants are automatically considered for a departmental scholarship which range from 6 to 15 credits per year for fulltime students (that is up to 50%).

Graduate Assistant Opportunities

If you are interested in an assistantship please review the following information carefully. Please make sure to read through the position description(s) and send all appropriate information to the address listed. The deadlines to apply vary, although most interviews will take place in mid-March. Some phone interviews and alternative dates for interviews may be arranged through the office offering the position.

There are many assistantship positions offered through the Division of Student Affairs at SU. Position listings for the next academic year are posted on the Human Resource website starting on December 15. If you are interested in an assistantship offered through the Division of Student Affairs, please visit the SU Job Opps website and search for positions by job category "Graduate/Research/Teaching Assistant." The deadline to apply for GA positions through the Division of Student Affairs is generally February 1st, and interviews will often be scheduled at the beginning of March. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Division of Student Affairs website for more information on the division and the application process.

Office of Financial Aid 

We strongly advise all of our master’s applicants to apply for financial support, including federal loans and work study, through the Syracuse University Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Syracuse University Alumni Scholarships

If you graduated from Syracuse University in the past five years (any degree program), you may be eligible for the Graduate Student Tuition Scholarship, covering 25% of your tuition costs with full time enrollment.