College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > English > Student Resources > Graduate Assistantships
Each spring, the English Department awards approximately 5-6 Graduate Assistantships for the upcoming academic year. Any current or prospective student in the MA in English Literature and Publishing (MALP), MA in Writing and Publishing (MAWP), the MFA in Writing and Publishing, or either of the combined degree programs may apply for an assistantship.
Graduate Assistantships carry:
Graduate Assistants are assigned to work 20 hours per week at the Lincoln Park or Loop Campus during the fall, winter, and spring quarters. These assignments include:
Because of the 20-hour requirement, students who are working or who are planning to work full-time during their degree program are not eligible for GA awards.
January 15, 2022 - Deadline for submitting MALP, MAWP, or MFA admission applications if you are planning to also apply for a Graduate Assistantship.
If you have additional questions about admission to the MALP, MAWP, or MFA or about applying for a Graduate Assistantship:
Please contact either Professor
June Hee Chung at 773-325-4089 for the MA in English Literature and Publishing program, or Professor Rebecca Johns Trissler at 773-325-1762 for the MA or MFA in Writing and Publishing program.