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Information for Computer Science Graduate Students Seeking Financial Aid


1) Graduate School Awards

To be eligible for departmental nomination for the Graduate School's university-wide awards/assistantships, all general application materials must be received in the Office of Graduate Admissions by January 1st.  See the following Web link for more information.

Presidential Graduate Fellow Award (Nomination deadline: January 22, 2022)

Graduate School Doctoral Fellow Award (Nomination deadline: February 1, 2022)

Graduate School Master’s Fellow Award (Nomination deadline: February 1, 2022)

Dissertation Completion Award (February 26, 2022)



2) Departmental Teaching Assistantships

Several TA positions are available for Fall and Spring semesters, as well as, a limited number of positions for the Summer term.  The department mainly hires Regular TAs.

Instructor of Record: Level 4 and completed GSRC 7770 and additional requirements

Regular TA: Level 4 and taking GSRC 7770 or Level 3 and completed LLED 7769

Limited Duty TA: Level 3 and taking LLED 7769

For Placement Levels see:

To be eligible you must apply using the link below:

TA Application Link:



3) Research Assistantships

There are research assistantship opportunities from both faculty inside and outside the department.  To assist in the process of matching students with Computer Science RA opportunities, please apply using the link below:

RA Application Link:

You should target the answers in your application to your qualifications and interests.  An RA ship may lead a Thesis or Dissertation.



4) Part-Time Employment

Graduate students have found part-time employment with:

Enterprise Information Technology Services (EITS)

Internships (CSCI 7007) in Information Technology

Also see


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