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:

More information will be posted December 2018. Please check back.   

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

3 positions will be available for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Work hours per week:

20

How to Apply:

More information will be posted December 2018. Please check back.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Nicole Davis

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply

March 15, 2020

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistant Stipend (not tuition) available for 2020-2021

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

See attached description

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Mike Westrate,  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.

Deadline to Apply:

 None available for Fall 2019. Anticipated opening for 2020/2021 academic year.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

 None available for Fall 2019. Anticipated opening 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 an application.

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

Dr. Catherine Kerrison

GA Description Graduate Assistantship in Gender and Women's Studies

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply:

January 30, 2019

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 position available in Fall 2019

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

 Contact the Director of the Honors Program

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

 Jaime Haughton, Coordinator

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

Opening for Fall 2019 with work beginning in mid-August. Applications accepted from January 15, 2019 to March 30, 2019.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistantship for 2 years. Applicant must commit to the full 2 years. The assistantship includes a stipend.

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:

1 position available for 2019-2020 AY for Graduate Professional Traineeship in Grants and Contracts Administration.

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 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 JJ Brown, Director, Office of Student Involvement.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

JJ Brown, Director, 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, 2019

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistantship for 2019-2020 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, 2019.

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.

Deadline to Apply

Please check back at a later date for information regarding the 2019-2020 school year.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

This position has been filled for the 2018-2019 school year.

Work hours per week

 7

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 610-519-4602

Additional Info

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