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Graduate Assistantships

Research and Teaching Assistantship Form


Graduate assistantships are paid positions for graduate students which usually involve work as a teaching assistant, research assistant or some other academic assistance to a member of the college. Some of these positions can also provide tuition reduction.

Application for Graduate Assistantship

If you are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship, please carefully read and complete the Graduate Assistant Application form at the bottom of the page. The College of Technology awards a number of assistantships to incoming and current graduate students each year. New students should be aware that assistantships cannot be awarded until acceptance into the graduate program is official.

Assistantship opportunities for the individual departments can be viewed on our college employment page and in the job opportunities section for ET lab management.


The priority application date is April 1st for Fall applicants. Both new students and current UH students will be considered for assistantships. New students must be admitted to a graduate program at UH. Current students must be in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress toward their degree. Priority will be given to College of Technology graduate students.

Applicants will be notified by mail of decisions concerning their application. The department may request in-person interviews prior to the award of an assistantship. Initial decisions will be made in May, and additional awards may be made through out the summer if positions become available.

Submitting an Application

To be considered for an assistantship, please fill out the following form.

Graduate Assistant Application

All applications should include the following information:

  1. A brief statement describing why you are seeking an assistantship and why you believe you are qualified for this position
  2. A current resume

Please return the completed application to:

University of Houston
College of Technology
Attn: Graduate Advisor
108 Technology 1 Building
Houston, TX 77204-4021

Telephone: 713-743-4100
FAX: 713-743-4032

In-state Tuition Waiver

The in-state tuition waiver form allows teaching assistants, instructional assistants, and research assistants to enroll themselves, their spouses, and their children and the tuition and other fees of a Texas resident.

The forms are due by the official reporting day of each semester. For Fall and Spring, the deadline in the 12th class day and for the summer term, the deadline is the 4th class day.

Students will complete the top portion of the application and have their employer complete the Employment Information section. The form should be submitted the ASC Office in room 108.

In-state Tuition Rate Consideration Form (PDF)