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and Research Assistantships
Contact your academic
program or department for information, availability, stipend,
and application process. Teaching Assistantships require some
form of instructional activity; Research Assistantships are intended
to allow students to pursue research, under the direction of a
faculty member. A
maximum of 20 hours of service per week is required.
All graduate students
who are assigned instructional responsibilities, where the language
of instruction is English, must be certified as competent in spoken
English. Consult your school/college Dean's office for information
on the certification process.
The Graduate Board, acting
on nominations made by departments, awards Presidential, University,
and Future Faculty Fellowships. All fellowships carry tuition remission
and a stipend. These fellowships are reserved for full-time students
and are intended primarily for the support of doctoral students
and students in terminal degree programs. Fellowship recipients
are not required to perform services for the award, but they must
remain in good academic standing. Students who hold Fellowships
many not hold full or part-time employment or accept any other awards.
Only the Dean of the Graduate School or his/her designee may grant
exceptions. Nominations from the department are solicited in early
the spring semester and awards are made by mid semester.
The Presidential Fellowship
is the most prestigious Temple University award. This 12-month
award is designed to attract graduate students to Temple; therefore,
only newly admitted graduate students are eligible. The applicant's
department determines nominations for fellowships. Presidential
Fellowships carry a stipend of $20,000 and tuition remission.
The University Fellowship
is awarded to new or continuing graduate students who have not
yet completed their first year of matriculated enrollment. The
student's department determines nomination for this Fellowship.
University Fellowships carry a minimum stipend of $14,000 and
The Future Faculty Fellowship
is designed to attract outstanding students to Temple and to diversify
the professorate. Approximately 175 graduate degrees have been
awarded since the Fellowship's inception. Newly admitted graduate
students from under-represented groups in the their discipline
who show exceptional leadership and have a desire to enter the
professorate are eligible. Nominees must be American citizens
or resident aliens. The applicant's department determines nomination
for the Fellowship. Future Faculty Fellowships carry a minimum
stipend of $14,000 and tuition remission.
Mann Bond - Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship
The Horace Mann Bond
- Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship provides full scholarships
for outstanding graduates of Lincoln University and Cheyney University
of Pennsylvania who pursue medical, dental, or law school education
at Temple University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University
of Pittsburgh. Candidates are nominated by Lincoln University
or Cheyeny University of Pennsylvania, and award recipients receive
a commitment of financial support up to a maximum of four academic
years, based upon satisfactory performance. Scholarship awards
cover tuition and fees. The program can support a maximum of 40
Expense/Professional Conference Travel Grant
The Dissertation Expense/Professional
Conference Travel Grant is for students who are preparing dissertation
materials or who are invited to present their research findings
at professional meetings. Graduate students may apply for this
one-time award of up to $400.
The Dissertation Grant
is a highly competitive award designed to accelerate the degree
completion process by offering significant financial support to
promising students. Doctoral students who have completed all requirements
for the degree except the required dissertation, who are advanced
to candidacy, may be nominated by their departments for the Dissertation
Grant. Grants are awarded for 6 months and are non-renewable.
The Project Completion
Grant is a highly competitive award designed to accelerate the
degree completion process by offering financial support to promising
students. This award is non-renewable and carries no tuition remission.
Students who have completed all requirements for their degrees
except the required project and who have exhausted all departmental
resources may be nominated by their departments for the six month
Project Completion Grant.
and Federal Loans
Contact the Office
of Student Financial Service for information concerning state
and federal loans and grants: