An assistantship is a financial award to a graduate student for part-time work (15 or 19 hours per week) in teaching or research while pursuing study towards an advanced degree. Graduate Assistant awards will be up to $9,100 per year depending on your work assignment.
The College of Business Administration at Texas A&M International University have made possible the following fellowship grants to qualified students pursuing a Master's degree from the College of Business Administration. The duration of each fellowship is for one year, and recipients may not re-apply for a second term.
Texas Residents: The total cash award for Texas resident recipients will be $1,000 payable in two equal installments (paid after the 16th class day of the Spring and Fall semesters). This a $1,000 total award.
Non-Texas Residents: The cash award for non-resident recipients will be $1,000 payable in two equal installments (paid after the 16th class day of the Spring and Fall semesters). Non-resident awardees will also recieve resident tuition status. The tuition waver will be for two regular semesters, and two summer sessions that fall within the award year. This is a total award of aproximately $10,000.
To receiving the benefits of a Graduate Student Fellowship, recipients must:
a) enroll for a minimum of nine (9) hours per regular semester,
b) maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.10/4.0, and
c) fulfill work requirements of 60 hours per long semester (if enrolled in summer school, 15 hours per summer session) on projects assigned by the Dean of the College of Business Administration. A recipient who fails to enroll for or maintain the required minimum number of hours per semester; maintain the required GPA during the period of the Fellowship; and/or fulfill the work requirement, will lose the benefits of the fellowship for the remainder of the Fellowship period.
Fellowship awards will be determined by a Fellowship Committee appointed by the Dean of the College of Business Administration. The applicant understands and agrees to the following conditions:
A graduate Student Fellowship recipient must:
I) Meet all entrance requirements and be accepted for admission to graduate study at Texas A&M International University and the College of Business Administration.
The requirements include:
a) Complete an Application for Graduate Admission.
b) Send Official Transcripts directly from each college/university attended or attending.
ADDITIONALLY; International applicants must also provide the following information: An official TOEFL score of 550 or higher, or successful completion of the English Language Program at A&M International's International Language Institute.
Fellowships bestowed upon Master Degree candidates
• Sandra C. Richard Graduate Business Fellowship
• Union Pacific Foundation Graduate Business Fellowship
• H.E.B. Graduate Business Fellowship
• Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade
• Ford Motor Corporation Graduate Business Fellowship
• Daniel B. Hastings, Inc. Graduate Business Fellowship
• Transportation Services, Inc. Graduate Business Fellowship
• The Miles Group and Herman Miles Trucking Graduate Business Fellowship
The Pathways to the Doctorate is a program dedicated to increasing the number, quality, and diversity of Master's and doctoral graduates across all disciplines within The Texas A&M University System. Consisting of nine universities as well as the Health Science Center, the System spans the State of Texas. This enables the System to recruit top students from a variety of geographical, socio-economic, racial, ethnic, and cultural environments. The Pathways to the Doctorate is one approach to Closing the Gaps Program in Texas. The goal of the Pathways to the Doctorate Program is to attract high achieving students within The Texas A&M University System to pursue careers in higher education. This program will help produce some of the next generation of faculty. Through a variety of activities such as seminars and workshops, inter-institutional exchange programs, a mentoring program and an annual research symposium with System-wide participation. For more information on this program and the available funding opportunities please click here.