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SOC Graduate Research Assistantships

SOC offers a limited number of research assistantships to highly qualified applicants. These assistantships pay full tuition, for a maximum of 10 semester hours per semester, and provide a generous stipend while offering research mentoring.

Graduate Assistantships are awarded for 1 academic year (Master’s level – Fall and Spring Semesters, PhD Level – Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters) and can be renewed for one additional year for Master’s students and two additional years for PhD students, at the recommendation of the faculty mentor. 

Assistantships are awarded based on a competitive application process.  Application packets will be evaluated by the Director of Graduate Studies and the Chairs of the CS and IST Departments according to the research needs of the School of Computing for the upcoming academic year.

Application Process:

Submit all documents to:

        Dr. Debra Chapman, Director of Graduate Studies,
        150 Jaguar Dr., #2101 Shelby Hall, Mobile, Alabama 36688

Deadline to Apply for Graduate Assistantships:

        Fall Semester:  April 1st
        Spring Semester:  November 1st

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