Deadlines

Research Assistantships

  • Paid with external funds (i.e., grants) that are awarded throughout the year
  • No set application deadline
  • No set number of available assistantships per year
  • Review of completed applications will occur throughout the year
  • Discuss funding opportunities with your potential advisor

SNR state-sponsored Research/Teaching Assistantships

  • Paid with internal funds
  • Awarded at the start of each academic year
  • Application deadline for these assistantships is early spring semester
  • Usually are 4 assistantships available per year
  • Applicants begin their graduate studies during the fall semester
  • Complete application by 5pm CST, December 16 will automatically be considered for these assistantships
  • Review will begin the first Friday in January
  • Discuss funding opportunities with your potential advisor

Original Text

Research Assistantships are paid with external funds (i.e., grants) that are awarded throughout the year; thus, there is no set application deadline for these assistantships and there is no set number of available assistantships per year. Review of completed applications will occur throughout the year. If you wish to be considered for a Research Assistantship, discuss funding opportunities with your potential advisor before you apply.

SNR state-sponsored Research/Teaching Assistantships are paid with internal funds that are awarded at the start of each academic year; thus, the application deadline for these assistantships is early spring semester and there usually are 4 assistantships available per year that require students to begin their graduate studies during the fall semester. Applicants who have submitted a complete application by 5pm CST, December 16 will automatically be considered for these assistantships. Review of completed applications will begin the first Friday in January and continue until a qualified applicant is found. If you wish to be considered for an SNR state-sponsored Research/Teaching Assistantship, discuss funding opportunities with your potential advisor before you apply.

Questions ????

If you have particular questions about our graduate programs, we welcome you to contact:

Patty Swanson

Patty Swanson

SNR Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Location icon102b Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE 68583-0921

phone icon 402-472-5355

mail icon pswanson2@unl.edu