The Department has a limited number of Graduate teaching and research Assistantships available for qualifying graduate students.
For the 2021-2022 academic year, the Geography Graduate Assistantship full-time salary is $14,376 and half-time salary is $7,188.
Non-resident Graduate Assistants with at least a half-time appointment for an entire semester will receive tuition billed at the resident rate.
February 1 is the application deadline for full consideration for Fall admission. Late applications may be considered pending availability of funds.
- Spring admissions are only considered in extreme circumstances. Please contact the Graduate Coordinator before applying for spring admission.
Graduate College Tuition Scholarships:
Qualifying graduate students can apply for the Graduate College Tuition Scholarship. The department makes every effort (not guaranteed) to provide students with an assistantship a matching scholarship.
The application can be found on the Graduate College website. Review instructions on the document on how to submit the scholarship application: http://www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships
The policies and procedures relating to assistantships and scholarships can be found in our Graduate Handbook.
GA Position Descriptions:
Click here for more information on the RA;
Click here for more information on the TA;
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.