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Strategic policy for awarding aid to incoming students and continuing aid to current The department has the following forms of financial aid
 

Summary: Strategic policy for awarding aid to incoming students and continuing aid to current
students.
The department has the following forms of financial aid:
1. RA's
2. TA's
3. Fellowships from the graduate school
4. Fellowships from the block grant
1. RA's
RA's are and will continue to be the responsibility of the faculty PI of the grant. The
graduate committee can help the faculty if there is the need to identify a potentially good
new applicant.
2. TA's
The graduate committee will select new TA's with input from the technical group in
charge of teaching the course that the student will be a TA for. During the selection of
new TA's, priority will be given to good U.S. students. For laboratory TA's students
may require one year research before being able to serve as lab TA's (could be requested
by course instructor). TA's will be awarded for a 9 months. In extreme circumstances, a
second academic year appointment could be awarded if:
The student is performing well as TA, maintains a good GPA and is getting
involved in research activities. For a second Year TA, the student must have a

  

Source: Aydilek, Ahmet - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park

 

Collections: Engineering