Students with assistantships or financial aid must be registered for a minimum of ten credits, with at least five being level 500 or higher, every quarter.
Teaching and Research Assistantships
An assistantship is a contractual obligation to provide assigned services to the program. Graduate assistantships are limited to a maximum of two years (excluding summers); however, in order to be considered for a second year the student must reapply through the Office of Graduate Studies and Research
. A full-time assistantship assignment requires an average of 20 hours per week of work and enrollment in at least 10 but not more than 14 credit hours per quarter with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 each quarter.
Research and Equipment Grants
Students can apply for the following grants
Master's Research or Creative Fellowship Grants
Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship
Graduate Student Travel Grants
For more information on financial aid at Central Washington University, visit the Office of Financial Aid and Office of Graduate Studies and Research websites.