For Master's Program Students :
Appointments to graduate assistantships or graduate assistant/internships are made by the Dean of Graduate Studies and research upon recommendation of the department concerned. No award is made until the student has been admitted to the School of Graduate Studies and Research. First-year international graduate students with superior credentials and/or prior academic study in the United States may apply for graduate assistantships. Graduate assistant/internships are usually supported by an external agency through a contractual arrangement with the University or by a departmental budget within the university.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to insure that recommendations from three people who know the applicant well enough to evaluate their qualifications (including at least one faculty member) are made on the forms provided and sent directly to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
- If you would like additional information please click here.
- If you are applying for a GA please click here.
- If you wish to renew a GA please click here.
- Recommendation forms may be found here.
Cushwa/Commercial Shearing Graduate Fellowship :
The Cushwa Fellowship is available to STEM students only. The Cushwa family, in conjunction with the YSU Foundation, established the Charles B. Cushwa, Jr./Commercial Shearing Inc. Graduate Student Scholarship/Fellowship Fund in 2003 to provide students the opportunity to pursue advanced degrees, acquire career experience, and offset some of the financial challenges of continuing their education. In addition, the community benefits from these scholars’ interactions with local businesses that bring the resources of the University into the local economy. For more information please visit the STEM website or click here. Please be sure to contact your graduate program director if you are interested in the Cushwa Fellowship.
For Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering Students :
Appointments to doctoral fellowships are made by the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research upon recommendation of the program. No award may be committed to or made until the student has been admitted to the School of Graduate Studies and Research.
- For additional information regarding the Ph.D fellowship program please click here.
- If you are interested in applying for a Ph.D fellowship, please click here.
Please return your application to the School of Graduate Studies and Research, located in Coffelt Hall.
If at any time you have questions or concerns with regard to the graduate assistantship or fellowship programs, please call us at 330-941-3091, or visit us in Coffelt Hall.