Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships are a form of employment with Naropa University in which graduate students have the opportunity to work within their field and receive a scholarship, applied directly to their tuition bill. The type of GA positions available may be administrative, instructive, or research-oriented.

The list of Graduate Assistantship positions for the 2014-15 academic year are detailed below. 

How to Apply

  • Students are required to apply for GA positions through ApplicantOne, Naropa's online employment application
  • A link to Naropa's online employment application is included in each GA position description
  • Students may apply for up to three positions
  • Students applying for more than one GA position will need to submit a separate employment application for each position they apply for
  • Be sure to attach any required documents to your online application (i.e. resume)
  • Students will be notified via email if they have been selected for a GA position.

Financial Aid Requirements

  • Students must be admitted into a degree program and have a complete financial aid application on file (FAFSA or International Financial Aid Application) based on a completed tax return for the appropriate calendar year
  • Students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours during any semester they may hold a GA position
  • Returning students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5

Additional Information

  • Receiving more than one institutional scholarship (including a GA scholarship) could affect your eligibility for, or the amounts of, other forms of aid, including scholarship awards
  • If you are awarded a GA scholarship and you have already requested the maximum in the Grad PLUS Loan, we will need to reduce the Grad PLUS loan to make room for the GA scholarship
  • Students must sign a GA Agreement and complete Naropa?s new-hire process before their GA scholarship will be applied to their tuition bill.

GA Scholarships

Students who are selected for a GA position will receive a GA scholarship that will be applied directly to their tuition bill. GA scholarship award amounts are based on the number of required hours of work each week.

  • 10hrs/week: $7,000/academic year
  • 7.5hrs/week: $5,250/academic year
  • 5hrs/week: $3,500/academic year

Available Positions