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The CS Department has teaching and research assistantships available for CS graduate students. The department also offers fellowships to a limited number of new PhD students. In addition, there are other fellowships/scholarships available at the university level.

Teaching Assistantships

  • TA positions require an application. To request one from the department office, call 573-882-3842.
  • Teaching assistantship applications are collected by the academic advisor, and the Director of Graduate Studies, conferring with ¬†faculty, decides the appointments based on various eligibility requirements.
  • Deadlines for teaching assistantships are the same as graduate application deadlines.

Research Assistantships

  • Contact CS professors directly to apply for a research assistantship.
  • The professor will make you an offer if he/she is interested in hiring you for an available position.
  • Research assistantships are determined based on funding availability and research interests.
  • PhD students are usually given priority in the selection process for RA positions.

International students

Tuition waivers

  • Waivers are applied to resident and nonresident tuition charges.
  • Assistants also receive a monthly stipend.
  • Typically, the student is responsible for paying course fees and supplemental student fees.

Other Opportunities