Foreign Languages and Literatures

Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Graduate Assistantship

GRADUATE STUDENTS, DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

We offer a limited number of full-time positions which require 20 hours of work per week, usually fulfilled by teaching two sections of undergraduate public speaking each semester. The position requires enrollment in 12 hours of graduate credit each semester.

Duration of Funding

We normally offer 2 years of Assistantships for funded M.A students. Contracts are for one year, with renewal depending on progress in the degree program and satisfactory performance of assistantship duties.

Benefits of Assistantships

Assistantships provide these benefits:

-Stipend

-Tuition waiver

-Health insurance program (see the Graduate School benefits page for details)

Applying for Funding

A question on the Graduate School application for graduate admission asks whether you want to be considered for a teaching assistantship. If you check yes, you will respond to additional questions and be added to our list of candidates. All new positions begin in the fall semester.

Please note that you do not require separate application to be consider for Graduate Assistantships.


Sponsor By

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Application Open Dates

Same as admissions

Deadline

February 1

Application Form

NA

Contact Person

Vinodh Venkatesh

Email

ma.flcl@vt.edu

Department Nominations for Several Fellowships