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

 9.5 Month Graduate Assistantship (GA)


Step* 1





Step 219,309.94877.72
Step 320,509.55932.25

 Summer Stipend

 1/2 Rate4 PaysFull Rate4 Pays
Step 16296.011,574.0012,592.013,148.00
Step 26435.801,608.9512,871.603,217.90
Step 36837.091,709.2713,674.183,418.54 



12 Month GA ½ Rate


 12 Month CA Full Rate


Step 1  25,184.76


Step 1 31,480.77


Step 2  25,745.74


Step 2 32,181.54


Step 3  27,346.63


Step 3 34,183.72


To calculate a 12-month salary, use the 9.5-month rate plus the applicable summer rate*.

Please note that there are two summer rates, one for students working ½ time (33.3% of AY) during the summer and one for students working full-time (66.6% of AY).

*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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