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Graduate Assistantships


Graduate Assistantships provide financial assistance to degree-seeking graduate students through a mentored university employment experience. Under this program, you will participate in work obligations and educational and developmental activities, all of which are integrated into helping you succeed at your degree.

GA Guide

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What’s Included?

  • Work obligation – work for the university is assigned by the supervisor and the student receives compensation in the form of a salary
  • Tuition and Fees – the assistantship includes payment of resident tuition and fees (non-resident fees are waived)
  • Health Insurance –  the assistantship covers full payment of the Boise State GA Group employee health insurance plan

See Policy 7170 for a complete description of the Graduate Assistantships policy.