Founded in 1918, Ball State University is a public institution in Muncie. Ball State University is ranked by the USNews Ranking as the top 908 institution in the world. Here, we will be looking at Graduate Assistantships, one of the partially funded Ball State University scholarships for Master's and PhD international students.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Master's and PhD
  • Host Institution: Ball State University
  • Scholarship Type: Partial Funding
  • Eligible Nationalities: All Nationalities
  • Eligible Subjects: All Subjects
  • Number of Recipients: Not Specified
  • Scholarship Duration: Up to full academic year assignments
  • Separate Application Needed? Yes

Graduate Assistantships Coverage

Graduate Assistantships covers the following:

  • Tuition remission up to 30 credit hours
  • Biweekly stipend, with amount determined by the hiring academic department
  • Other benefits, such as university bookstore discounts, assistance in finding health insurance, free tickets to regularly scheduled athletic events, and free or discounted tickets to performances

Graduate Assistantships Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Graduate Assistantships, you will need to meet BOTH the eligibility criteria for Graduate Assistantships AND the eligiblity criteria for Ball State University admissions.

1. Ball State University Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Graduate Assistantships, you will need meet the eligibility criteria for Ball State University admissions first and also apply. Please see the Ball State University Admissions Section for admissions eligibility criteria information.

2. Graduate Assistantships Specific Eligibility Criteria

In addition to meeting the admission requirements, you need to meet the following specific Graduate Assistantships eligibility criteria. Applicants must be:

  • Master’s students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on their undergraduate degree (or 3.0 in the latter half of the previous degree)
  • Doctoral students with a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum graduate GPA of 3.2 on their master’s degree (if a master’s degree is required for admission)
  • With regular admission status, not conditional or probationary.

Please see Eligiblity Page for specific details on eligibility criteria for Graduate Assistantships.

Graduate Assistantships Application Procedure

1. Ball State University Admissions Application Procedure

The first step in applying for Graduate Assistantships is to submit your admissions application for Ball State University. Please visit the official website found in Ball State University Admissions Section to see the admissions application process.

2. Graduate Assistantships Specific Application Procedure

There is a separate application that you need to submit for Graduate Assistantships in addition to Ball State University admissions application.

When you are applying for Graduate Assistantships, you need to submit the following documents and meet the following requirements in addition to requirements for admissions:

  • Application form or letter
  • Updated resume or curriculum vitae

Please see the Graduate Assistantships Additional Requirements Page for more information.

To apply for Graduate Assistantships, please follow these steps:

  1. Contact your program director for GA opportunities within your academic department or at other offices on campus.
  2. Review guidelines and tuition benefits.
  3. Sign your contract.
  4. Prepare for your stipend
  5. Attend orientation and training.

For more information, please see the Graduate Assistantships Scholarship Application Procedure Page .

When to Apply for Graduate Assistantships

To see the Ball State University admission deadline for Master's and PhD, please visit the Ball State University Admissions Section. Please see the Graduate Assistantships Deadline Page for more information.

Graduate Assistantships Scholarship Page

Find further information about this partially funded scholarship at Ball State University at Graduate Assistantships Page.

Related Scholarships

Aside from Graduate Assistantships, Ball State University offers other scholarships and awards to international students at different levels. If you are interested, you can find more scholarships at Ball State University at the Ball State University Scholarships Page.