Doctoral students have access to a variety of financial resources through the MU Graduate School and the School of Journalism. Learn more about these opportunities in this section.
There are two types of graduate assistantships: teaching and research. Teaching assistants help professors by performing such tasks as grading and supervising labs. Research assistants offer support to faculty members involved in a research project. [More]
The School of Journalism is sometimes able to provide additional financial support for travel to present papers. [More]
There are two insurance policies offered on the MU campus: one for U.S. citizens and the other for international students. [More]
The School of Journalism faculty can occasionally assist graduate students with direct expenses incurred in dissertation research projects. [More]
Doctoral students who demonstrate need will receive scholarship support from the journalism school. [More]
All payments received by graduate students, in the form of assistantships or fellowships, are considered taxable income by the federal government. [More]