School of Nursing Assistantships

Graduate Student Assistantships

A Graduate Student Assistantship is a financial award to a full-time graduate student for the period of 10-12 months. Students must be admitted to a graduate degree program and/or be a continuing graduate student in good standing with a GPA of at least 3.0. The award includes health insurance and a stipend of $21,000 for a 12-month appointment and $17,500 for a 10-month appointment. The application deadline is February 15th for PhD students and April 15th for Master's and DNP students. Assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Accepted as a graduate student in the Master of Science in Nursing, DNP, or PhD program.
  • Graduate student in good standing with a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Required to enroll in full-time study during the assistantship period.
  • Required to work 20 hrs/week in the School of Nursing as a Teaching Assistant or Research Assistant.
  • Completion of the online UofL School of Nursing Graduate Assistantship Application.

Submission of online application by 5pm on February 15th if a PhD student, or by 5pm April 15th if a Master's or DNP student.

Selection Process

  • Applications will be reviewed by the appropriate associate dean.
  • Interviews will be requested with selected candidates.
  • Assistantship recipients will be notified by mail of the award.
  • Priority is given to PhD and DNP students.