Research Assistantships for Liberal Studies

At the University of Michigan-Flint, we want you to focus on starting your university experience strong. That’s why we offer research assistantships to new Liberal Studies (MA) students.

Research Assistantships

A Graduate Student Research Assistantship (GSRA) is a paid position for academically-related research activities of UM-Flint graduate students. Selected new Liberal Studies students will be offered an appointment for two semesters to assist UM-Flint faculty performing academic research. No additional application is required. The number of appointments is limited.


  • Must be a newly admitted, first-time graduate student to the UM-Flint Liberal Studies (MA) program for Winter 2018
  • A minimum of 6 credits of enrollment is required for each semester awarded
  • Students are paid on a monthly basis; current stipend rate is $2098.65 per semester (minimum total award of $4197.30 for two semesters)
  • Each appointment will be two semesters

Additional information about the GSRA program can be found on our GSRA pages.