Graduate Assistantships

 for students pursuing their Master's Degree

Graduate Assistantships at Lock Haven University provide students with a variety of opportunities for scholarly and professional development designed first and foremost to reinforce and enhance their scholarly pursuits, while providing financial assistance for students in attaining their educational goals. Graduate Assistantships give students an opportunity to gain practical experience in teaching, research, academic or administrative service under the guidance of a faculty or staff member. Graduate Assistantships are integral to the students program of study and to the transformation of a student into a professional scholar. They also advance the University mission to recruit highly qualified students to our graduate programs in greater numbers.

General Information:

GA’s will be offered for the length of the student’s academic program or two-years maximum.
GA Supervisors must provide written evaluation of the GA’s performance at the conclusion of each semester.
The evaluation will indicate the student’s progress toward the stated objectives of the GA assignment.
GA’s will evaluate the quality of their experience, based on the stated objectives of the GA assignment at the end of each semester.
The student’s academic ability, special skills, and financial need will be factored when reviewing GA applications.

Minimum Student Qualifications for Graduate Assistantship:

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Regular admission to an LHU graduate program

Stipend and Tuition Waiver:

Full-time: Stipend $2,775/semester fall and spring
Tuition Remission for 9 credits/semester fall and spring
GA assignment 20 hrs/week

Part-time: Stipend $1387.5 /semester fall and spring
Tuition remission for 6 credits/semester fall and spring
GA assignment 10 hours/ week for the fall and spring

Summer: Stipend $925 for 10 week summer session
Tuition remission is for 6 credits
GA assignment 10 hrs/week
(applies ONLY to graduate assistants with work assignments  in the 10-week summer session).

Graduate Assistant Positions are listed on the LHU Employment Opportunities section of the website. Positions are typically posted in spring for the following academic year.

For More Information Contact:

Phone: 570-484-2027

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Graduate Admissions

401 N. Fairview Street, Lock Haven, PA
(570) 484-2027

Office Hours

8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday

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