A limited number of Graduate Assistantships and Administrative
Assistantships are awarded on an annual basis to qualified graduate
students. Graduated Assistantships are generally appointed to the
Department of Psychology. Additional assistantships are available
in both academic and non-academic departments throughout the
University. Recipients are required to maintain full-time course of
study, and work 18 hours per week in their respective department.
The assistantships provide tuition remission for a maximum of 15
credits and in some cases, a stipend. Recipients are prohibited
from outside employment for the duration of their contract with the
Interested students must complete the Application for
Graduate Assistantships/Doctoral Fellowships. Two letters of
recommendation are required. Additionally, applicants must submit
the results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), both General and
Subject tests. Generally, Graduate Assistants have been selected
based on academic achievement. Individual departments may have
specific criteria for the consideration of assistants; the
applicant should contact the Graduate Division of St. John's
College for more information.
Applicants for assistantships must also complete a Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a New York State
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application; both forms are
available in the Office of Financial Aid.