Assistantships and Scholarships

Provost's Assistantship and Dean's Scholarship Opportunities

A limited number of Provost's Assistantships and Dean's Scholarships are granted to various academic departments within each College at the University of New Haven. All full-time domestic and international master’s students interested in a Provost's Assistantship or a Dean's Scholarship must complete their entire application packet for admission by the deadline for consideration.

Fall Priority One Deadline Fall Priority Two Deadline Spring Priority One Deadline Spring Priority Two deadline
Provost's Assistantship March 1 April 1 October 1 November 1
Dean's Scholarship March 30 May 1 October 15 November 15

Provost's Assistantship

This highly competitive program grants two types of work opportunities for new full-time domestic and international master's students enrolling at the University of New Haven. Our highest achieving incoming graduate students are offered a Provost's Assistantship. Students selected for a position in this program will work up to 15-20 hours per week (550 total hours per academic year) for an academic department. In return, students will receive:

  • An experiential learning and work opportunity for the entirety of their graduate program.
  • 75% tuition assistance
  • An hourly wage

Types of Provost's Assistantships

Research Assistantship

Students will aid in faculty-mentored research, conduct their own research, or conduct research for an administrative office related to the students' field of study.

Teaching Assistantship

Responsibilities may include grading papers, preparing and teaching labs, and tutoring undergraduate students. Duties will vary by department.

For consideration of a Provost's Assistantship, students must submit their completed application packet by the following deadlines. For the Fall semester, the Priority One deadline is March 1st and the Priority Two deadline is April 1st. For the Spring semester, the Priority One deadline is October 1st, and Priority Two deadline is November 1st.

Dean's Scholarship Program

Full-time domestic and international master’s students are selected for a Dean's Scholarship after a careful review of a new candidate's application material on the basis of academic merit. The program provides up to 50% tuition assistance during their enrollment at the University of New Haven.

For consideration of a Dean's Scholarship, students must submit their completed application packet by the following deadlines. For the Fall semester, the Priority One deadline is March 30th, and the Priority Two deadline is May 1st. For the Spring semester, the Priority One deadline is October 15th and the Priority Two deadline is November 15th. After these deadlines, Dean's Scholarships may be awarded if funding is still available.