Graduate Assistantships/Fellowships

ASU REAL Fellowships

masters grant

ASU Masters Degree Reality-based Enhanced & Applied Learning Grant (REAL) is a student traineeship that is funded by the Federal Department of Education. It is available to African American or economically disadvantaged (low income) students who are currently enrolled in the Graduate Nursing Program.

The major student support objectives of the grant are to:

  1. Improve academic success: through provision of mentors and tutorial services as indicated to promote retention
  2. Successful student recruitment and progression, of well qualified candidates and supply a more diverse group of nurses to the workforce, and retain students ambitions for those pursing a graduate degree in the areas of nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Educator.

Students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.00. Students should also indicate a plan such that the fellowship will increase the student’s ability to take more classes. Students who meet these criteria will be eligible for Nursing Fellowships.

ASU Graduate Assistantships

Albany State University provides a limited number of graduate assistantships to qualified students (regular graduate admission and GPA of 3.0 or higher). Graduate Assistantships are awarded to promote research, teaching and service among graduate faculty and students at the institution and to provide graduate students the opportunity for professional development and scholarship to prepare them for leadership roles in their chosen fields.

Assistantship appointments are at the discretion of the department and subject to approval by the Graduate School. Students should contact departments for availability and details of the available positions. Students receiving a graduate assistantship will be notified by the Graduate School.