GTRA Positions

Graduate Teaching/Research Assistantship Positions for Graduate Students

The university offers a number of Graduate Teaching/Research Assistantship (GTRA) positions for qualified applicants. The assistantship includes a cash stipend and a fee waiver of up to nine credit hours per academic semester. All books, supplies, and special course fees are the responsibility of the student. The GTRA is contracted to work on a one-fourth time (quarter-time) basis. Some assistantships are renewable for a second year.

GTRA Application Information for:

  • Prospective Student: The GTRA application can be found along with the Online Application for Graduate Admission.
  • Current Truman Graduate Student: If you are a current Truman Graduate Student and would like to apply or reapply for a GTRA position, please use the Current Graduate Student GTRA Application (NOTE: This application is for current Truman students only; prospective students need only to indicate their interest for consideration in their online application for admission.)

Note: All applications (and materials, including Test Scores) must be RECEIVED PRIOR to Feb. 15 at 5 pm to be considered for a GTRA for the following school year (for example, for a GTRA position for the 2018-2019 academic year, application must be received by Feb. 15, 2018.) Mid-year GTRA positions are unlikely but may be available. Ask your program director if you would like to be considered for a position starting in January and be sure to read the newsletters for any open positions.