Funding Opportunities Around Campus

Graduate Assistantships may be available occasionally (contingent on available funds) in the following university offices. Please see the list below to determine the eligibility criteria and to whom you should address your application in each department. Spaces are competitive and limited. If you are being considered for a position, you will be contacted directly by the office listed after you apply for a position.

Gender and Women's Studies | Honors Program | Learning Support Services | Graduate Studies | Multicultural Affairs | Residence Life 
Service Learning | Office for Undergraduate Students

Gender and Women's Studies

Eligibility:

 Must be admitted to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Interest and background in Gender and Women's Studies as an academic discipline preferred.

Deadline to Apply:

 Spring 2014

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

 1 Full Assistantship every two years. Next anticipated opening is Fall 2014.

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

 

Students must submit to the Gender and Women’s Studies Assistantship Selection Committee copies of all materials submitted to Graduate Studies and to the individual department or program. In addition, applicants must submit a résumé; a letter of recommendation written by someone knowledgeable about the applicant’s interest in Gender and Women’s Studies; and a single-spaced one page essay (c. 500 words) discussing the intellectual, spiritual, social, and political dimensions of the applicant's commitment to Gender and Women’s Studies.

Go to this web page to apply.

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

 Jean Lutes or Lisa Sewell

Additional Info

 The next application will be available by Feb. 1, 2014

Honors Program

Eligibility:

 Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply:

 March 1

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

 

2 Full Assistantships available for 2014-15

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

 Contact the Director of the Honors Program

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

 Dr. Thomas W. Smith, Director University Honors Program

Learning Support Services

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Villanova Graduate degree program.  Career Interest and background in student services in Higher Education preferred.

Deadline to Apply

 

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistantship for 2 years - Position filled for 2014-15

 

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

Interested applicants will be able to apply during Spring 2015 for '15-'16 year

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

TBD

Office of Graduate Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Experience managing data, using technology to produce reports, spreadsheets, etc. preferred. Customer-service experience is also preferred. Must have excellent communication skills.

Deadline to Apply

March 1

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistantship (some years there are 2 openings, other years there are none)

 

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

Email resume to Susan Jacobs. Your email message must contain your department name and the semester you will begin classes.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Susan Jacobs

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Eligibility:

See specific web page listed below

Deadline to Apply:

March 1

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

It varies, based on returners, but 5 total.

Work hours per week:

20

How to Apply:

See this page: http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/studentlife/multiculturalaffairs/grantsawards/assistantships.html

 

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Mrs. Charisma Presley

Office of Residence Life

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a full time Graduate degree program.  Law students are not eligible.  Minimum one year of Resident Assistant experience strongly preferred.

Deadline to Apply:

March 1.  Applications will be accepted starting January 15 and positions will be filled on a rolling basis.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

6 Graduate Resident Director positions; all are full assistantships and include on-campus residency, meal plan, and stipend.  Position begins on or around August 1.

Work hours per week:

20

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and list of three references to sarah.piff@villanova.edu.  For more information, please visit http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/studentlife/reslife/resassistants.html.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Sarah Piff, Assistant Director for Staff Training

Additional Info

Please obtain position description for additional details and position requirements. 

Office of Service Learning, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Experience with pedagogy of Service Learning and or volunteerism in Leadership in Higher Education is helpful.

Deadline to Apply

April 15

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Tuition Assistantship available for 2014-15

Work hours per week

 7 for TA

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and the name of one reference to: noreen.cameron@villanova.edu

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Noreen Cameron 610-5193251 or mary.aiello@villanova.edu  610-519-4602

Additional Info

For more information about the Sophomore Service Learning Community please visit this page.

Office for Undergraduate Students, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

Deadline to Apply:

June 1st

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

1 full assistantship - Filled for 2014-15

Work hours per week:

35

How to Apply:

Interested students will be able to apply during spring 2015 for the following academic year

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

TBD