The Department of Music offers several graduate assistantships to graduate students. Applicants should apply for these by writing to the Music Department Chair after applying to the program. Applicants should specify their interest and abilities. There are also a number of named Music Department scholarships for which graduate students are eligible to apply. Contact the graduate coordinator for more information.
Appointments are normally for one academic year and may be renewed provided that funds are available and that the student's academic performance, as well as performance in carrying out the responsibilities of the appointment, is satisfactory. Graduate Assistants are students who provide instructional or administrative support as specified by the appointing department and are normally supported by university funds.
The stipends for assistantships are as follows:
Level 1 - $13,500 all masters’ students and PhD students with a bachelor’s degree who have less than 2 years experience as a GA or RA at UNH;
Level 2 - $14,400 PhD students with a Master’s degree or PhD students with a bachelor’s degree who have 2 years experience as a GA or RA @ UNH;
Level 3 - $15,300 PhD students @ candidacy.
For more Financial Aid information, visit the Graduate School's webpage on financial aid.
Awards and Scholarships
The department annually gives a number of awards and scholarships to graduate students. Click here to see the list.