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Assistantships and Fellowships

Doctoral Students as Principal Investigators (PIs) on Grants (Sponsored Projects)

Summary: Grant (sponsored projects) and fellowship applications submitted through sponsored programs at the University of Missouri with the student as the principal investigator should show the student as the principal

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Deferred Pay for Graduate Assistantships

Graduate students with assistantships on a 9-month, monthly paid appointment may be eligible for pay deferral to have their assistantship pay allocated over 12 months. Full policy provisions and eligibility

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Mizzou’s Mandatory Training Programs

Sexual Violence Prevention Training All graduate students who are new to Mizzou are required to complete an online, video-based educational program called U Got This 2!  This includes any student new to a

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Qualifying Titles for Graduate Assistantships and Fellows

A graduate student is eligible for tuition remission of resident and non-resident tuition (if applicable) if they have an assistantship that meets the eligibility requirements of FTE, stipend level, and

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Performance & Renewal Evaluation Criteria for Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantship evaluation methods The responsibilities of graduate assistantships and the performance evaluation method should be provided in writing to the student by the immediate supervisor at the beginning of

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Leaves of Absence for Assistantships and Fellowships

Graduate students are responsible for resolving all issues pertaining to their support (assistantship, fellowship, etc.) with their advisors before taking any approved leave of absence. Issues may include the date

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Appealing Graduate Assistantship Evaluation or Termination

A student with a graduate assistantship may appeal a decision regarding an assistantship in the following circumstances: Unfair dismissal. Prejudiced or capricious academic program evaluation. Equity issues in assistantship compensation

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Fellowship and Assistantship Acceptance Deadline

The University of Missouri is a signatory to the Council of Graduate Schools’ April 15 Resolution regarding the offering and acceptance of financial aid. Specifically, students are under no obligation

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Graduate Student Tuition Support Program (Tuition Remission) Eligibility

The Graduate Tuition Support Program, administered by the MU Graduate School, remits (i.e., students would not pay) for tuition for qualified graduate students. Students must meet established criteria to be

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