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What is a graduate assistantship?

A graduate assistantship is an appointment that offers opportunities for students to engage in research, teaching, and other projects during their graduate study. Both half- and full-stipend assistantships are available. Half-stipend assistantships require students to perform assistantship assignments for a minimum of 10 hours per week during the period of the assignment. Full-stipend assistantships require students to perform assistantship assignments for a minimum of 20 hours per week during the period of the assignment. 

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