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USF School of Public Affairs Graduate Funding

SPA Graduate Assistantships

To hold a graduate assistantship, students must be fully admitted to a School of Public Affairs graduate program, and must be full-time (nine credits per semester) to qualify for the tuition waiver that accompanies the assistantship stipend. International applicants for teaching positions must achieve a minimum score of 50 on the Test of Spoken English (TSE) to qualify for consideration. Apply today >>

USF Sources for Graduate Funding

  • USF Scholarships & Financial Aid Services
    The Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid Services is the hub for scholarships, fellowships and grants.

  • USF Office of National Scholarships
    The Office of National Scholarships provides guidance and support for USF’s creative, motivated and academically strong students as they compete for national merit scholarships across all disciplines.

  • Career Services
    Career Services helps you assess your skills and interests, improve your career research, identify experiences leading to transferable skills, and search for internships and full- or part-time employment.

  • USF Employment (CAREERS)
    Part-time employment on campus is often a convenient way to help finance your education and gain valuable work experience.