University of Florida Graduate Assistantships

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4181 Students Awarded with Graduate Assistantships
1317 Students Awarded with Teaching Assistantships
2278 Students Awarded with Research Assistantships
2031 Graduate Assistantships Awarded to Female Students
2150 Graduate Assistantships Awarded to Male Students
1439 Graduate Assistantships Awarded to International Students

Graduate Assistantships offered by Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department


The University of Florida offers Alumni Fellowships for prospective Ph.D. students, including graduate stipends and tuition waivers for up to four years, with teaching or other duties required for two years. Applications to the WEC program must be complete for fellowship consideration. International students have opportunities through the PSTC and TCD for tropical research, with many supported by competitive fellowships like the Fulbright or Rotary Fellowships, or those from their home countries. Fulbright Fellowships may include language training in the USA.

Eligibility requirements for the assistantships and fellowships mentioned:

  • For Alumni Fellowships at the University of Florida:
  • Open to prospective Ph.D. students.
  • Requires a complete application to the WEC program, including GRE scores, transcripts, and letters of recommendation.
  • Teaching or other duties may be required for two of the four years covered by the fellowship.
  • For international students:
  • Funding opportunities through PSTC and TCD for research in the tropics.
  • Support mainly from competitive international fellowships (e.g., Fulbright Fellowships, International Rotary Fellowships, Organization of America States) or fellowships from home country institutions.
  • Fulbright Fellowships may include language training in the USA.

PHD Assistantships offered by UF College of Journalism and Communications

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Graduate assistantships are available to provide income to eligible students. Here we have a complete list of assistantships from the College of Journalism and Communications.

Endowed Assistantships

Allbritton Assistantship:

  • It is a teaching or research assistantship, and the working hours here differ accordingly.
  • In order to be eligible students if you are a graduate student you need to pursue a career in television and electronic media
  • Its value also varies accordingly.

Innovation News Center Doctoral Assistantship:

  • Two assistantships are given to new Ph.D. students who will take on leadership positions in the UF Innovation News Center, which is where local public media operates in north central Florida. This means students get support for their studies and important roles in managing public media in the area.

Joseph L. and Marion B. Brechner Assistantship

  • It is a Research assistantship
  • If you are a graduate student and want to be eligible for it then you need to be a specialist in media law so that you can provide information to the electronic media
  • Its value varies accordingly

Joseph L. Brechner Eminent Scholar Assistantship

  • It is a Research and teaching assistant for the renowned scholar
  • Eligibility: They prioritize students who are pursuing a Ph.D. or master's degree and have a good understanding of legal research and a strong background in media law.
  • Its value varies accordingly.

Marion B. Brechner Citizen Access Project Assistantship:

  • This is for students who will research and analyze public records and open meeting laws in all 50 states.
  • They prefer students with legal research expertise or specialized web design skills.

Joseph L. Brechner Assistantship:

  • This one is for those students who are interested in journalism and media law
  • They prioritize doctoral students with a strong background in legal research and journalism experience.

James Lawrence Fly Assistantship:

  • It has been designed for students specializing in telecommunications.
  • The value it holds varies.

John Mason Gardner Assistantship:

  • This one is for those U.S. citizens who are dealing with financial need.
  • The value varies.

Bill Hamilton Memorial Assistantship:

  • It is for those graduate students involved in political survey research.
  • The value varies.

Nathaniel W. Pickard Assistantship:

  • You are eligible for this only if you're planning a career in political communication
  • The value varies.

Claudia Ross Memorial Assistantship for Investigative Reporting:

  • Students interested in investigative reporting are eligible for this.
  • The value varies.

Florence W. Ruebush Endowment:

  • It is open to graduate students in the college
  • Value varies

Lloyd Merritt Smigel Assistantship:

  • Graduate students who show caring leadership and have great business potential are eligible for this.
  • The value varies.

Wickstrom Family Fund for Excellence in Investigative Reporting Assistantship:

  • This is for graduate students focusing on investigative reporting
  • Value varies

WRVJ NBC6 Assistantship Fund in Memory of Rob Pierce Assistantship:

  • It is for those who are planning a career in television or electronic news videography
  • Value varies

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