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Bodenheimer Fellowship Awardees

Graduate Teaching/Research Assistantships

Revised July 2017.


No service is required of a recipient of a Bodenheimer Fellowship. Once awarded, the student just needs to be enrolled as a full-time student in EECS. The minimum load is 9 hours during a Fall or Spring semester.

A recipient is generally also offered a choice of the following:

(1) a 1/4-time teaching assistantship in return for working 10 hours per week with a monthly stipend of $622 with tuition and health insurance paid.

(2) a 1/2-time research assistantship in return for working 20 hours per week with a monthly stipend of $1,355 (or higher) with tuition and health insurance paid.

(3) a combination of 1/4-time teaching and 1/4-time research assistantships in return for working 20 hours per week with a monthly stipend of $1,355 (or higher) with tuition and health insurance paid.

Stipend Total: $14,928 = $1,244 x 12 months

Tuition and fees are listed for in-state:

Fall (9+ hours): $5,522
Spr (9+ hours): $5,522
Sum (6 hours): $3,690
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Tuition Total: $14,734

Healthcare Ins. = $146 x 12 = $1,752

GTA Total: $31,414 = $1,752 + $14,928 + $14,734

A GTA/GRA assistantship is worth about $31K per year and tuition and fees are expected to increase in Fall 2017.

With the Bodenheimer Fellowship of $10K, the package exceeds $40K.

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