Thank you for your interest in a graduate assistantship or a graduate student worker position at East Stroudsburg University. To be eligible to receive a Graduate Student Worker position, graduate students must be admitted into a graduate program, enrolled in a minimum of 4.5 credits, and in academic good standing.
Specific eligibility criteria for full consideration for a Graduate Assistantship/Graduate Student Workers at ESU include the following criteria:
1. Admission decision – An applicant must receive an admission decision of Admission, Pre-Candidacy (Full) or Admission, with Conditions.
2. Academic qualifications – All applicants must be highly qualified academically. For new students, an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) overall, and 3.0 in the major; high scores on a graduate school admission test; a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in graduate coursework; or other evidence of high academic achievement is required. Continuing graduate students must be in Academic Good Standing.
3. Enrollment status – An applicant must be enrolled a minimum of nine graduate credits for the semester for which the Graduate Assistantship is awarded.
4. Additional requirements – Some graduate assistantships have additional eligibility criteria, such as initial certification, specialized skills, or other attributes/qualifications.