A number of scholarships and assistantships are available for full-time enrolled students (8+ hrs. per semester) in the Department of Communication and Media. 

All qualifying communication and media students are considered for departmental tuition scholarships and assistantships. To qualify, newly admitted graduate students must have at least a 3.0 GPA for undergraduate or previous graduate work of at least 8 graded credit hour. Awards are based on the strength of the applicant's application materials. For full consideration for funding, all Fall applicants must submit their materials by February 15th and Spring applicants must submit their materials by November 15th. Funding may be available even if this deadline is not met, but applicants that meet this deadline will be given preference.

For a list of assistantship opportunities outside of the department, follow this link.

For general information about tuition scholarships and assistantships, follow this link.

Graduate Student Teacher

  • Half to Full Assistantship (10-20 hours per week)
  • Reports to: Ryan McGeough, Basic Course Director

Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Half to Full Assistantship (10-20 hours per week)
  • Reports to: C. Kyle Rudick, Graduate Program Coordinator

Speech and/or Debate Graduate Assistant

  • Half to Full Assistantship (10-20 hours per week)
  • Reports to: C. Kyle Rudick, Graduate Program Coordinator

Research or Creative Activity Assistant

  • Half to Full Assistantship (10-20 hours per week)
  • Reports to: C. Kyle Rudick, Graduate Program Coordinator