International Admissions - Graduate Assistantships

Assistantship Opportunities

Utica Campus

MS Computer & Information Science + MS Cybersecurity: Network & Computer Security

Graduate Assistantship Award Levels
GA award totals range from $12,000 to $13,500 ($4,000 or $4,500 per semester up to a maximum of three semesters)

Application Process  

  • All international students accepted for full-time study at the Utica campus will  be considered for an assistantship.
  • A minimum GRE Quantitative score of 157 is required for assistantship consideration.
  • Funding is limited and offers may be made on a first-come basis.
  • An official GA offer letter and an updated I20 will be sent to those students who qualify for an award.

Types of Graduate Assistantship Positions
A variety of GA positions are available each semester to support SUNY Poly’s faculty and staff.  They include serving as a faculty research or teaching assistant, serving as a lab assistant, or working in a campus office as a program assistant.

Albany Campus

MS + PhD Nanoscale Engineering, Nanoscale Science, Nanobioscience

Graduate Assistantship Awards
A variety of funding sources and varying dollar amounts may be available to support full-time study in the form of research assistantships and tuition scholarships for students admitted to SUNY Poly CNSE, Albany Campus.

Application Process  
To ensure full consideration for financial support, an application for admission into a SUNY Poly CNSE graduate program should be received by February 1 for fall admission and December 1 for spring admission. Applications received after these dates will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Types of Graduate Assistantships
The research and academic obligations for funded SUNY Poly CNSE Ph.D. and M.S. students (i.e., students who are funded by government, industrial or private fellowships, scholarships, research assistantships through sponsored research projects, etc.) must be related directly to their research projects or to the development of the critical research skill set necessary to carry out their research project.


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