Financial Support


Teaching assistantships, research assistantships, or fellowships support all graduate students in good standing.

Teaching Assistantships

Teaching assistants are an integral part of the department's teaching staff. Their major duties are the teaching and supervision of the undergraduate laboratories, as well as grading for the undergraduate lecture courses. Teaching schedules are arranged to best fit the graduate student's course work and research.

Research Assistantships

Funds from research grants to individual faculty members provide support for a number of graduate research assistantships. Students are recommended for these positions by their research supervisor on the basis of academic performance and demonstrated interest in the chosen field of research.