Teaching Assistantships form the primary source of financial aid for graduate students, with stipends at $14,500 for master's students and $18,500 for Ph.D. students per academic year. Various scholarship programs can add $1,500-$4,000 as a supplement to a teaching assistantship stipend. Such scholarship supplements are awarded on a competitive basis.
Applicants interested in being considered for teaching assistantships should apply early and make sure that their application is complete by March 1st, including all transcripts, all recommendation letters, and all standardized test scores when applicable.
Summer support in the form of teaching or grading/tutoring is available on a competitive basis with stipends in the range of $3,000-$7,000.