Funding Opportunities:

Graduate Assistantships:

The Department has Graduate teaching and research Assistantships available for qualifying graduate students. For the 2015-2016 academic year, the Geography Graduate Assistantship salary is $13,112. Graduate Assistant with at least a half-time appoitment for an entire semester receive tutition billed at the resident rate. February 1 is the application deadline for full consideration for Fall admission and October 1 for the Spring admission. Late applications may be considered pending availability of funds.

GA Position Descriptions:

Click here for more information on the RA;

Click here for more information on the TA.

Graduate College Tuition Scholarships:

Qualifying graduate students can apply for the Graduate College Tuition Scholarship. The application can be found on the Graduate College website. Review instructions on the document on how to submit the scholarship application:


Conference Travel Funding:

Graduate students can typically apply for annual conference travel funds ($700-900) and research funds through the UNI Intercollegiate Academic Fund, Graduate College and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. In addition, there are often other project-specific sources for student travel.