Department of Biology

The Biology Graduate Program at SFASU

Graduate Assistantships
     Students with clear and provisional admission are eligible for departmental Graduate Teaching Assistantships. These are 20 hours per week positions (two 2-hour lab sections per week) per 9 months. Teaching assistants usually work in our introductory courses: Zoology (BIO 133) and Human Biology (BIO 123) or Botany (BIO 131) and Concepts of Biology (BIO 121).

     A limited number of graduate assistantships are awarded each year in the department. Teaching assistantship application materials should be submitted to the department chair by the following dates for priority consideration:


Semester of Entry

Deadline for Priority Consideration

Absolute Last Date to Apply


Fall Semester

April 1

August 1


Spring Semester

November 1

December 1


Summer I

April 1

May 1


Summer II

May 1

June 1

                                               Graduate Assistantship Application

     Please contact the Department of Biology Graduate Advisor or visit the SFASU Graduate School website for further information regarding graduate assistantships.

     Additional information regarding financial assistance and scholarship information can be found through the SFASU Financial Aid Office.


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