UNMC Assistantships/Fellowships

Departmental Assistantships and Fellowships

If you’re interested in a departmental assistantship, fellowship, or traineeship, you’ll need to contact the desired department for instruction. 

Graduate Studies Research Assistantships and Fellowships

Following the Assistantship/Fellowship instruction guide will get you on your way to successfully submitting an application for funding. Be sure to carefully review eligibility guidelines and submit documentation before the deadlines.

Review the 2021-2022 Assistantship/Fellowship Competition Results


To be eligible for a Graduate Studies Research Assistantship or Fellowship, you’ll need to have met certain criteria.

If you receive an assistantship/fellowship, you will be funded for two years (based on the approval of the renewal application after year one).


There are some important dates to keep in mind during the application process.

Assistantship/Fellowship applicants will be notified of award results through email in late June.

Additional Information

Graduate students who hold an Assistantship or Fellowship with at least one-third time appointment are eligible for tuition remission for up to 12 hours credit per semester. Students holding such appointments should check with the Graduate Studies Office at the time of registration to verify that they qualify for tuition remission.