Funding Opportunities Around Campus

Graduate Assistantships and tuition scholarships 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.

Eligibility:

Must be accepted to a Graduate Program at Villanova University.

Deadline to Apply:

11:59 pm on Friday, March 1, 2019.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

1 Retention Coach position will be available for 2020-2021.

Work hours per week:

20

How to Apply:

Online application link will be available by early 2020.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Nicole Davis

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply

March 1, 2020

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

One available for 2020-2021

Work hours per week

15

How to Apply

See attached description

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Catherine Stecyk, Associate Director

Additional Info

Please see description.

Eligibility:

Must be admitted as a full time student to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Students with an interest in the GWS certificate program will be given special consideration.  Candidates should also have demonstrable administrative skills, including knowledge of programs like Word and Pagemaker, and the interest and ability to work on the program’s web page, the GWS blog and all social media. Candidates should also have experience organizing and planning events. 

Deadline to Apply:

 March 1, 2020

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

 One position available for 2020-2021 academic year. 

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 the GWS application.

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

Dr. Travis Foster

GA Description Graduate Assistantship in Gender and Women's Studies

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program, and be able to make a two-year commitment to the Honors Program.

Deadline to Apply:

February 21, 2020

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

One position available in Fall 2020

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

 Fill out and email completed application to HonorsProgram@villanova.edu

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

 HonorsProgram@villanova.edu

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a full-time Graduate degree program at Villanova University. Law students are not eligible. Student services, teaching and/or working with students with special needs experience strongly preferred. Must have 2-year commitment for this position. Career interest and background in student services in Higher Education preferred.

Deadline to Apply

Position filled for 2020-2021 academic year. 

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

Position filled for 2020-2021 academic year. 

Work hours per week

20 hours per week for fall and spring semesters. The GA needs to be available to fulfill their hours during our working hours of 9 to 5, with an occasional Saturday once per term or some flexibility an hour before or after our regular hours.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to learning.support.services@villanova.edu or submit directly to the office in the Learning Commons in Falvey Library, Suite 212. Please include your department name and the semester you will begin classes. For more information about our mission visit Learning Support Services website.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Nicole Subik. No phone calls please.

Eligibility:

  1. Graduate Professional Traineeship in Research Compliance
    1. Assist the Associate Director, Research Compliance in operations of the university's major research compliance initiatives.
    2. Tasks include:
      1. Review and complete regulatory documentation and records.
      2. Coordinate regulatory meetings.
      3. Facilitate institutional review of research activity.
      4. Serve as office contact for electronic systems-related assistance.
    3. Work experience required.
    4. Strong administrative and writing skills required.  Confidentiality agreement required.
  2. Graduate Professional Traineeship in Grants and Contracts Administration
    1. Assists the Associate Director, Grants and Contracts in operations of the university's research portfolio.
    2. Tasks include:
      1. Review and complete regulatory documentation and records.
      2. Facilitate institutional review of research activity.
      3. Serve as office contact for electronic systems-related assistance.
      4. Other administrative duties as assigned.
    3. Work experienced required.
    4. Strong administrative and spread-sheeting skills required.  Confidentiality agreement required.

Deadline to Apply:

February 28, 2019

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

Position filled for 2019-2020. 

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a brief (1 paragraph) statement about what they hope to achieve/learn from a professional assistantship, along with a list of relevant experience they may have, if any. Send to Holli Moore at resadmin@villanova.edu.

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

Holli Moore

 

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a full-time Graduate degree program at Villanova University.  Law students are not eligible.  Student organization leadership experience strongly preferred. Must have 2 year commitment for this position.

Deadline to Apply:

Applications will be accepted starting February 15, 2020 and position will be filled on a rolling basis.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

The Student Involvement Graduate Assistant positions works directly with student advising and programming. The assistantship includes stipend.  Position begins on or around August 1.

Work hours per week:

Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. 20 hours per week.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and list of three references to Joseph Citera, Assistant Director for Campus Programs, Office of Student Involvement.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Joseph Citera, Assistant Director for Campus Programs, Office of Student Involvement

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a full-time Graduate degree program at Villanova University.  Law students are not eligible.  Student organization leadership experience strongly preferred. Must have 2 year commitment for this position. Full job description.

Deadline to Apply:

Applications will be accepted starting February 15, 2020 and the position will be filled on a rolling basis.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

The Leadership Programs Graduate Assistant positions works directly with the Assistant Director for Leadership Programs in the Office of Student Involvement.  Position begins on August 5, 2020.

Work hours per week:

Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. 20 hours per week.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and list of three references to Stephen Koch, Assistant Director of Leadership Programs, Office of Student Involvement.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Stephen Koch, Assistant Director of Leadership Programs, Office of Student Involvement

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, 2020

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistantship for 2020-2021 anticipated

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

Email resume to Emily McCloskey, Director of Graduate Studies. Your email message must contain your department name and the semester you will begin classes. Please do not submit any applications prior to January 1, 2020.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Emily McCloskey at emily.mccloskey@villanova.edu

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. Two year commitment.

Deadline to Apply

Application is due no later than February 21, 2020. Position will be filled on a rolling basis.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

One two year Tuition Assistant Scholarship for 2020-2022. Possibility for 20 hour position in 21-22 school year.

Work hours per week

 7 hours per week for 2020-2021. academic year. 

How to Apply

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

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Noreen Cameron 610-519-3251 or Mary Aiello 610-519-4602

Additional Info

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