Federal Financial Aid is only available to graduate students who are enrolled at least half-time during the semester (5+ credits). Please consult with the Financial Aid Office
about your unique situation.
Cost of Living
Most graduate students live off campus, and their costs vary. UWSP Student Government Association compiles an
off-campus housing list of
landlords in the Stevens Point area who have properties available for rent.
Upper-class residence halls are available to graduate students. Find general information including costs at
the Residential Living website. Several
meal plans are available
for off-campus students to purchase.
Graduate Assistantship Information
The assistantships are half-time (20 hrs/wk) positions that pay approximately $11,200 annually and include the state health insurance package.
Who can apply
Graduate assistants serve the School of Health Promotion & Human Development (HPHD) in a variety of capacities including enhancing the delivery of HPHD programs, instruction and scholarly activities. Graduate assistants can serve as a research assistant to a faculty member, assist in teaching undergraduate courses, support department assessment and accreditation efforts, sustain and further HPHD collaborations in the community (e.g., Farmshed, Greenhouse Project, Fruit & Vegetable Rx program, Guiding Good Choices, etc.), and assist faculty in developing new or enhancing existing programs (e.g., CPS Café
, UWSP Employee Wellness
Benefits to student
Graduate assistants gain vital skills and professional development experiences that provide a real-world view into the jobs their master’s degree can lead to. Working in community and research projects builds skills in technical and professional writing, research skills useful in grant writing and program assessment, program management and development, building collaborations, teaching experience, among others. Out-of-state tuition remission is also available.
Applications will be accepted electronically to email@example.com until 5 p.m. on the second Friday of July, and must include the following:
- Resume or CV
- Brief letter of interest (no more than 1 page, single spaced) that delineates the strengths and abilities you bring to this position and how the opportunities this position offers will assist in your professional development.
Competitive review of applications will take place after the application deadline for appointments to be announced by August 1.