Teaching Assistantship

Description: Assistantship to support teaching assistants in the Master's programs.


Renewable: Yes


Application Deadline: July 23, 2012


Amount of Award: 80% reduction in tuition, up to $7,000 per fellowship


Advanced standing, defined as students who, by the end of the Summer 2012 semester, have had two consecutive terms at full-time enrollment; i.e., 9+ credit hours per semester, since matriculating to Forest and an earned master’s degree in a related field.

Criteria for Selection:

  1. Commitment to and interest in facilitating the growth of knowledge, skills, and attitudes among master’s students.
  2. Master’s degree in related field, preferably clinical or counseling psychology.
  3. Financial need.
  4. Preference given to students enrolled in the doctoral program in clinical psychology.
  5. Evaluation of a professional presentation (students will be contacted after initial applications are reviewed).



Materials Required for Consideration:

  1. Completed FEETS Application Form;
  2. Vita;
  3. 600+ word written statement expressing the applicant’s commitment and interest in teaching.
  4. Two recommendations/ratings from faculty familiar with the student’s competency.
  5. Documented financial eligibility for federal student aid; i.e., submission of FAFSA.


Expected Outcomes:

Recipients of the Teaching Assistantship will be required to document hours that they contribute and meet regularly with their teaching assistantship supervisor. Fellowship recipients are expected to contribute to at least one course per semester, i.e., at least three courses during the 2012-2013 academic year.