The Physics and Astronomy department offers the following possibilities for financial aid.

Teaching Assistantships:  Students should have a degree in physics or a closely related subject with a gpa of 3.3 or above.  Students usually teach lab courses in physics or astronomy.  Each lab section requires about 10 hours of work per week.
To apply for a TA position, answer "yes" to the question "Are you interested in applying for a Teaching Assistantship?" on the physics applicant information form, and have the requested letters of recommendation sent.

Grading (as available): is paid on an hourly basis

Tuition scholarships: usually awarded to TAs, these grants cover part (but not all) of the university tuition fees.

Research assistantships:  usually awarded to continuing students who have already established a research relationship with a faculty member.

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