Graduate Assistantships and Funding Opportunities

Bemidji State University awards a limited number of funding opportunities for qualified graduate students to help fund their education.

Graduate Assistant Positions

Academic Year (2022-2023)
TBD – Check this website in April 2022.
Apply for a GA Position – submit an application to the department/center of your choice
GA Guidelines 2021 – learn more about academic requirements
  • Assistantships are financed out of the general university budget, department funds or external grants, which could affect student loan eligibility. Students seeking federal loans from the Financial Aid office for additional costs may find the total amount they can borrow reduced by the tuition assistance of their graduate assistantship. (see guidelines for more details)
  • The School of Graduate Studies designates that six graduate credit hours per semester is a full-time load for graduate assistants. If GAs wish to receive financial aid beyond a graduate assistantship, they will need to enroll in a minimum of six graduate credits per semester. GAs are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid office directly for complete information. (see guidelines for more details)
  • Blue GA Appointment Form
    • For faculty use when to finalize appointing a newly-hired GA.