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Graduate Student Research Assistantship (GSRA) Program

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

This program helps increase opportunities for students from the North Dakota University System baccalaureate universities and ND tribal colleges, to pursue graduate degrees at North Dakota’s two research universities in the areas of science, engineering and mathematics.

The ND EPSCoR monthly stipend is $1,620/month for up to a 24-month period.The award may be augmented by the Department up to the annual level agreed upon with the Graduate School by a 1/4 time GRA or 1/4 time GRA for one semester per year. Use of the assistantship through the summer is expected. A UND awardee is expected to be enrolled in six credit hours.

ND EPSCoR provides the host department up to $2,000 to help offset costs of an awardee’s research activities including conference travel and journal publication. Participation in this program does not affect eligibility for the ND EPSCoR Doctoral Dissertation Award program. The thesis or dissertation advisor is required to submit a proposal to the National Science Foundation during the term of the GSRA award.
portable funding

Application Deadline: 3/2/2017
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Program Dates: 8/16/2017

 • Note: Funding pending
Participating Institution(s):
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North Dakota State University
University of North Dakota

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 2/1/2017
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