Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Research Assistantships (GRA) are available to 1st and 2nd year OTD students. The GRA is a merit-based form of financial aid for students committed to supporting the research and scholarship of our program. Students with prior research experience and/or those with a strong interest in being involved in research are encouraged to apply.

Requirements: Students will work 5-10 hours per week under the direct supervision of a faculty member. Some work may be required during breaks and weekends as determined by the faculty member.

Award: Tuition discount and biweekly stipend.

Timeline: GRA positions begin in the summer semester for current students (1st year OTD students) and the fall semester for prospective/incoming students.

Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year are due February 15th, 2023 by 5pm.

Decisions for awards will be made within 4 weeks.

Click here for a copy of the application. Questions about applications and completed applications can be directed to Dr. Sam Nemanich at

GRA Application can be found here:

Graduate Research Assistant Application