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Assistantships/Fellowships

Teaching/Research/Administrative Office Assistantships

Open to all full-time students admitted to, or enrolled in, masters’ or doctoral degrees.

  • Stipend of at least $13,410 for fall and spring semesters and remission of nine credit hours of tuition per semester for students enrolled in a master’s degree program, including student health insurance.
  • Stipend of at least $13,908 for fall and spring semesters and remission of nine credit hours of tuition per semester for students enrolled in a doctoral degree program, including student health insurance.
  • Workload: Teaching, research or office-related activities required for 20 hours per week.

Graduate Assistantships in Publications

  • Open to students pursuing masters’ or doctoral degrees in English Language and Literature. These positions are not typically awarded to first-year graduate students.
  • These include positions as editorial assistants for The James Joyce Quarterly and Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature.
  • Stipend: $13,410 to $13,908 and remission of nine credit hours of tuition per semester, including student health insurance.

Applicants interested in a teaching or research assistantship should select “Yes” for the assistantship question on the application for admission. Applicants should also send a resume or CV as part of their application materials. The resume or CV should be sent to the Graduate School at the following address:

The University of Tulsa
Graduate School
800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104
United State of America

Wilfred Woobank Graduate Assistantship

Application Form

The applicant must be a citizen of the United States and either be seeking full-time enrollment or be enrolled full-time in a graduate degree program within the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences.

  • The awards may be designated for one year or may be awarded for up to three years of study for the master’s or four years for the doctoral degree.
  • For 2017-2018, the stipends are at least $15,000 a year for a 9-month stipend and include 18-19 hours of tuition scholarship. Exceptional awards with $20,000 in stipend and including a tuition scholarship are also available. Exceptional awards can include summer stipend and tuition support.
  • There is a 10-hour per week service component to the Wilfred Woobank Assistantship, intended to foster interaction between the scholar and the department.
  • Application deadline is no later January 15; applications are available from the Graduate School Office.

Ben Henneke Research Fellowship

Application Form

This award honors the university’s first Trustees Professor of Humanities and President Emeritus, Ben Graf Henneke.

  • The applicant must be a citizen of the United States and either be seeking full-time enrollment or be enrolled full-time in a master’s degree program within the Arts and Humanities (anthropology, art, education, English language and literature, history, psychology, or speech/language pathology).
  • For 2017-2018, the award carried a 9-month stipend of $15,000 and nine credit hours of tuition for each of the fall and spring semesters, as well as six credits of summer tuition when appropriate, including student health insurance.
  • Application deadline is no later January 15; applications are available from the Graduate School Office.

John S. Zink Fellowship For Students With Physical Disabilities

Application Form

This endowed fellowship is available to aid TU students with physical disabilities, and is given to students in any graduate program.

  • Fellowship amounts are variable and awarded on the basis of need.
  • To qualify, you must be admitted to The University of Tulsa, be in good academic standing, qualify for services provided by the Center for Student Academic Support, and be registered to receive those services.
  • Application deadline is no later than January 15; application forms are available from the Graduate School Office.

Bellwether Fellowship

Application Form

***This fellowship is only available to current University of Tulsa doctoral students nearing completion of their doctoral degree.***

  • Application deadline is no later than December 1; paper applications are available in the Graduate School Office.
  • Bellwether Fellowships are to assist TU doctoral candidates in the completion of their degree. The selected fellowship recipients are expected to be leaders in their respective disciplines and trendsetters for The University of Tulsa doctoral degree.
  • The recipients will receive an award up to 21 credits in tuition, stipend up to 12 months for $13,500, and University housing for up to 12 months, including student health insurance.
  • To be eligible for an award, a doctoral student must be admitted or will be admitted to candidacy (passed all qualifying or comprehensive exams and successfully defended the prospectus or dissertation proposal) prior to receiving the award and can demonstrate a good track record with respect to timely completion of Ph.D. milestones.
  • Candidates for the award are expected to be in the writing stage of their dissertation work with the majority of the research (and data collection where applicable) completed.

Bellwether Fellowship Extension

Application Form

***Extensions are only given for extenuating circumstances that are academic or health related.***