Students should check with the MTSU Financial Aid Office for information and applications on financial assistance. Financial assistance may include the following.
You may be eligible for the college work-study program. As part of this program you could work at a number of jobs around campus. It is possible to work in the psychology department as part of this program. Contact the MTSU Financial Aid Office .
The psychology department has a limited number of assistantships available every year. Normally there are six GAs in the psychology department, but occasionally there may be a few more. Graduate assistants may be assigned to work for a specific class, may work with faculty on research, show a film in class, administer an exam, or be assigned other duties. Assistantships are competitive. Generally, application for fall assistantships are completed during the middle of the spring semester. See Graduate Assistantships for more information and an application link.
A number of faculty in the psychology department have money for research assistants built into their research grants. You must contact faculty members directly and ask about current or future grants. The amount of money is dependent upon the grant.
Psychology Department Scholarships & Awards
The department has a few monetary awards for outstanding students. These awards are given only once each year and are competitive. The awards and their approximate value are as follows:
College of Graduate Studies Scholarships & Awards
There are four scholarships for graduate students available through the College of Graduate Studies. Below you will find information and guidelines for each scholarship.
The awards are for up to two semesters and are non-renewable. Recipients cannot receive both a minority scholarship and a graduate assistantship, nor may they be faculty members at MTSU.
Scholarships and Financial Aid Through Other Sources
Students should check with the MTSU Financial Aid Office for information on the following.