Dear Students,

We thank you for applying for a Department of Public Administration and Policy scholarship. These scholarships are available for MPA program (including nonprofit specialization, JD/MPH, JD/MPA) students only; they are not available for certificate students at this time.

Application requirements:

  • Enrolled in 6 credits or more per semester
  • 3.3 or higher GPA (if starting summer or fall 2020, use undergraduate GPA)
  • Fully admitted to the program

Depending on funding availability, scholarships will range from $500-$3,000 increments for a given semester.

Application deadline: March 15, 2021. Students will be notified by June 30 and required to attend our scholarship celebration if selected as a recipient (remote access available).

If any questions, please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Sara Rinfret (

Dear Master of Public Administration Students,

Thank you for applying for the 2021-2022 teaching assistant positions. Please fill out the following to the best of your ability no later than February 25, 2021. Applications received after this time will not be reviewed. The MPA Program faculty will make selections by the end of February and you will be notified by email.

Teaching assistants will be required to work 20 hours per week. You can rank order your preference from assisting a professor with a class (online or in person) or providing research assistance.  You must be fully admitted to the program to apply.

Please don't hesitate to contact the MPA Director & Department Chair, Dr. Sara Rinfret, with any questions or concerns:

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