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Need help with the cost of graduate tuition?

Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program currently has twelve full-time graduate assistants.  Stipend awards are competitive, and additional assistantships may become available in future semesters.
To be eligible for a full-time graduate assistantship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in at least nine graduate credit hours during a full semester term
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Be accepted unconditionally into the degree program
  • Not be employed by another ASU unit or receive a second concurrent ASU paycheck.
  • Tuition fellowship applies to all full-time graduate assistants

Application for Graduate Assistantship

For information regarding these assistantships, please contact:

Laura Surdyk, Administrative Specialist III/Office Manager
Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program
P.O. Box 69, State University, AR 72467
Phone:  (870) 972-3509, Fax:  (870) 972-3207 
Suite 706, Library
lsurdyk@astate.edu