Graduate Financial Help

Learn about scholarships and other funding opportunities that will help you pursue your graduate degree. Visit the University of Arizona Scholarships and Financial Aid for tips and instructions and explore other opportunities below.

If you are a graduate, you are eligible for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship or Associateship, or GTA.

  • You are still required to pay mandatory fees, but will receive:
    • Full or partial tuition remission
    • Stipend
    • Student health insurance 
  • The GTA is offered 10 or 20 hours per week (0.25 FTE or 0.50 FTE) 
  • The assistantship or associateship begins week before regular semester classes 

Apply for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship or Associateship 

Deadline

  • September 15th before 4:00pm, spring awards
  • March 15th before 4:00pm, fall awards

Application

  • ENVS Financial Support Application (download below)
    • Page 1 - General Information
    • Page 2 - List of References with signature on bottom
  • Page 3 - Current CV or Resume
  • Page 4 - Brief Statement on why financial aid is requested

 

Address materials

    Dr. Jon Chorover

    Department of Environmental Science

    University of Arizona

    Tucson, Arizona 85721

      Submission

      Submit to environmentalscience@email.arizona.edu in a single PDF (named LASTNAME.First_FApp_FacultyAdvisorLastname_2194) before posted deadline.


      Contact our professional academic adviser with any questions

      Kathleen Landeen

      Main Campus Advisor

      Senior Academic Advisor, II

      Visit the UA Graduate College

      • Who: All students students
      • What: $300 maximum support at a professional conference per year 
      • How:

      Deadline

      • September 15th before 4:00pm, spring awards
      • March 15th before 4:00pm, fall awards

      Application

      • ENVS Financial Support Application (download below)
        • Page 1 - General Information
        • Page 2 - List of References with signature on bottom
      • Page 3 - Current CV or Resume
      • Page 4 - Brief Statement on why financial aid is requested

       

      Address materials

        Dr. Jon Chorover

        Department of Environmental Science

        University of Arizona

        Tucson, Arizona 85721

          Submission

          Submit to environmentalscience@email.arizona.edu in a single PDF (named LASTNAME.First_FApp_FacultyAdvisorLastname_2194) before posted deadline.

          • Who: Out-of-state graduate students enrolling in only 900-level at the end of their program
          • What: Waive out-of-state tuition
          • How:

          Deadline

          • September 15th before 4:00pm, spring awards
          • March 15th before 4:00pm, fall awards

          Application

          • ENVS Financial Support Application (download below)
            • Page 1 - General Information
            • Page 2 - List of References with signature on bottom
          • Page 3 - Current CV or Resume
          • Page 4 - Brief Statement on why financial aid is requested

           

          Address materials

            Dr. Jon Chorover

            Department of Environmental Science

            University of Arizona

            Tucson, Arizona 85721

              Submission

              Submit to environmentalscience@email.arizona.edu in a single PDF (named LASTNAME.First_FApp_FacultyAdvisorLastname_2194) before posted deadline.

              Visit Carson Scholars Program

              • Who: University of Arizona graduate students committed to interdisciplinary research on environment and society (visit website for full eligibility criteria)
              • What:
                • One year, $5,000 scholarships
                • Intensive weekend science communication retreat at Biosphere 2
                • Assigned faculty mentors who help provide hands-on training and other resources to develop science communication skills
                • Program project: video, exhibit, public presentation, website, blog or other communication project
              • How: Apply at the Carson Scholars Program website

               

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