Graduate Assistantships

The University of Saint Francis awards graduate assistantships during each academic year in the fall and spring semesters.


  • You must be a graduate student fully accepted into a Graduate School program at USF.
  • You must not be enrolled in a Virtual Campus degree program or receiving other institutional discounts; i.e., graduate scholarships or Alumni Second Degree Tuition.
  • You must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0.
  • You must participate in an annual research or teaching project to be assigned and monitored by the department and/or the Graduate School.
  • You must reapply annually for the graduate assistantship.
  • Completed applications and recommendations must be submitted by July 1.
  • You must maintain the minimum enrollment and work requirements for your award as follows:
Award Amount Credit hours per semester Work hours per week
$3500 per semester 6+ 10
$1750 per semester 3+ 5

Application Procedures

University of Saint Francis
Graduate School
2701 Spring Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

After all forms have been received, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment to complete the application process.