College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

Financial Information

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 219,503.04886.50
Step 320,714.64941.57

 Summer Stipend

 1/2 Rate4 PaysFull Rate4 Pays
Step 16,358.971,589.7412,717.933,179.48
Step 26,500.151,625.0313,000.313,250.07
Step 36,905.461,726.3613,810.923452.73 

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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