As part of the application process, the Department of Mathematical Sciences offers graduate assistantships to qualifying applicants in the Ph.D. programs. Assistantships are not typically offered to applicants in the M.S. programs. For more information, please contact either Dr. Fernanda Botelho Coordinator of Graduate Studies (Mathematics), or Dr. E. Olusegun George, Coordinator of Graduate Studies (Statistics).

Interested graduate students should complete the graduate assistantship application and return it to the department. Screening of applications for a graduate assistantship will begin February 15, and continue to all positions are filled. In addition to a graduate assistantship, students are encouraged to apply for Work Study by completing their FAFSA form before the Spring deadline. For information on other fellowships offered at the University of Memphis, please see the University's list of graduate awards & fellowships.