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Teaching Assistantships are available for qualified applicants. TAs in the English Department may be assigned a range of duties, including tutoring in the University Writing Center, assisting faculty members in courses, and teaching sections of Composition I and Composition II. TAs are awarded a stipend and a partial tuition waiver. The deadline for application for full consideration for a TA position in the English department is March 15.  Please complete the TA application form and return directly to the Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Lara Dodds.

The English Department offers several scholarships for MA students, including the Gwin Scholarship, the Butler Scholarship, and the Richard Patteson Memorial Scholarship.  To apply for scholarships, please complete the scholarship application form and all required material by March 15

In addition to Graduate Teaching Assistantships, the department offers several scholarships, including the Dr. Richard Patteson Endowed Scholarship, The William H. Magruder Memorial Scholarship, Howell H. Gwin Scholarship, and the Eugene Butler Scholarship in Creative Writing. For more information on these and other scholarships, please visit our scholarship page