College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

Financial Information

Registration: Graduate students must register for fall and spring semesters
in order to receive an assistantship. For registration information, see the Registration Policies page in the Graduate Catalog. 
Animal & Avian Sciences Graduate Assistantship Scale

 9 Month Graduate Assistantship (GA)


Step* 1





Step 218,288.47831.29
Step 319,424.63882.93

 Summer Stipend

 Total4 Pays
Step 15,962.971,490.74
Step 26,095.391,523.84
Step 36,475.431,618.85
Students receiving a 12 month research assistantship would be paid  the 9-month rate plus the summer rate. For example, the calculation for a Step 1, 12-month, summer rate for students would be ($17,889.57 + $5,962.57 = $23,852.54) for a 20 hour work week.  Students will be required during the entire period of their appointment, with the exception of official University Holidays.

*Step level is determinded by number of years and progress through the program.

Available Scholarships

Rummel Scholarship
Awarded to one student with a demonstrated interest in conducting research in Avian Ethology. The recipient of the Rummel Scholarship will complete a research project directed by a faculty member within the ANSC Department. Students interested in applying for this scholarship should also include a proposal for the research project.
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