Request Grad Information from an advisor

Request Grad Information from an advisor

Application for Graduate Teaching Assistantship

Fellowships or Doctoral Associateship forms can be obtained from the Graduate College. The deadline is February 15.

Application for admission to the University - when applying for an assistantship:
1. Each applicant, who is not an international student, must apply to the Graduate College for admission to the desired graduate program.
2. International students must apply to the Office of International Student Services.

Typically, all teaching assistants have a 20 hour per week workload assignment and enroll for 6 - 9 hours of coursework per semester.

General Information:

First Name:    Middle Initial:
Last Name: 
Present Address:   
Address continued:   
City: State: Zip: Country:

Home Phone:    Office Phone:

Permanent Address (if different):   
City: State: Zip: Country:
Date of Birth:
Are you a Michigan Resident? yes no
WIN # (if a WMU student):

Semester and year you are interested in enrolling at WMU:    

Which level are you interested in?     Masters   Doctoral

Graduate Program that you expect to enter:
MA - Mathematics
Ph.D. - Mathematics
MA - Mathematics Education
Ph.D. - Mathematics Education
MS - Applied and Computational Mathematics
Ph.D. - Concentration in Collegiate Mathematics Educ.

Background Information

Institutions and Degrees
Institutions, Dates, Subject/Degree

List the Five Most Advanced Mathematics Courses Taken
Title, Year, Grade

Honors, Scholarships or Fellowships received:

Please ask three persons who are familiar with your academic achievement and personal qualities to send letters of recommendation. At least two of these people should be familiar with your work in mathematics, mathematics education or statistics. If your interest is in pursuing the Ph.D. degree, your letters of recommendation should include a statement related to your ability and intent to complete the doctoral degree.
List Name, Address, Phone, email

Employment Record:
List Employer, Dates, Job Description

Please write a statement about your reasons for desiring this graduate degree.

Additional Items:

1. Please have transcripts sent from all institutions that you have attended.
2. Have 3 letters of reference sent.
3. If your native language is not English, in addition to the TOEFL scores required by the International Student Services Office, this department requests a letter verifying your proficiency in English written by a representative of a language agency or an advisor whose native language is English.
4. Application to the University for admission to the desired graduate program. United States students apply to the Graduate College, International students to the Office of International Students Services.
5. Ph.D. students need to have their GRE results sent.


Last modified: December 2, 2013




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