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Can the assistantship component of the Avilés-Johnson Fellowship be applied as a scholarship?

Some exceptions may be approved by the Graduate & Professional School for a department/program to offer a scholarship instead of an assistantship. The scholarship amount must, at a minimum match a 25% FTE assistantship at the department’s standard assistantship rate. In those cases, the department/program must also provide payment for the student health insurance plan. The request to offer a scholarship instead of an assistantship must be submitted to and approved by the Grad School before the nomination is submitted. Approved scholarships, to date, are noted below. Mays Business School (MBA) Year 1: $15,000 stipend, approved scholarship, and tuition and required fees Year 2 (fall only): $7,500 stipend, approved scholarship, and tuition and required fees

  • Stipend paid by the Grad School.
  • Grad School and College, collaboratively, pay tuition as well as required university and college fees for full-time enrollment.
  • Scholarship unit provides cost of personal health insurance coverage equivalent to the cost of the student health insurance plan premium. The Bush School of Government and Public Service (INTA and MPSA) Years 1 and 2: $15,000 stipend, approved scholarship, and tuition and required fees
  • Stipend paid by the Grad School.
  • Grad School and College, collaboratively, pay tuition as well as required university and college fees for full-time enrollment.
  • Scholarship unit provides cost of personal health insurance coverage equivalent to the cost of the student health insurance plan premium.

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