Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship Application 2017-2018

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the opening of competition for Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowships (STAF). These fellowships are intended to support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a teaching assistant (TA) position during the current academic year, and have performed exceptionally well as a TA and as a student.

Application Form

Any field with an asterisk (*) is required. After submitting the form you will be given a link to upload your proposal, self-assessment, and CV, all of which are required to complete the application process. The STAF Document Upload form will let you upload revisions to already submitted documents as often as needed up until the deadline. However, you will not be able to change any of your application information. If you need to change application information contact the Deans Office directly.

Student Information
Application Information
  1. Abstract: In your own words describe your project (150 word limit). Please cover the following questions: What are you doing, what contribution will your study make to your field/discipline, and how will the work contribute to your overall academic plan? If cutting and pasting from an existing document all formatting (bold, underline, etc.) will be stripped out. Spacing and carriage returns will remain.

  2. Course(s) as TA: In the space provided list those courses that you are/have TA'd (150 word limit). Include the term and course title. If cutting and pasting from an existing document all formatting (bold, underline, etc.) will be stripped out. Spacing and carriage returns will remain.

Referee One Information
  1. One referee must be the department chair OR the graduate program coordinator and must discuss your performance as a teaching assistant and the other referee must be a faculty member who is best able to judge your academic performance and summer proposal as it relates to your overall academic program.

  2. I hereby waive any right to examine this letter of recommendation. I realize that my waiver of right of access to this recommendation is not a condition for an award

    I agree to the above waiver*:
Referee Two Information
  1. One referee must be the department chair OR the graduate program coordinator and must discuss your performance as a teaching assistant and the other referee must be a faculty member who is best able to judge your academic performance and summer proposal as it relates to your overall academic program.

  2. I hereby waive any right to examine this letter of recommendation. I realize that my waiver of right of access to this recommendation is not a condition for an award

    I agree to the above waiver*:
Administrative Details
  1. We are asking this question to verify that a person, and not a computer, is completing this form: If you registered for four credits and then added one more credit, how many credits are you registered for?

Should you wish to cancel, make changes, or have problems with this form, please email the Graduate School Deans Office with any changes or questions. Please be sure to include your name and your Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowship application information that needs to be changed or added.