DEADLINE EXTENDED! Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship Due 10/28

AGGRS: Extended Deadline

October 28, 5 p.m.

The Graduate School is extending the deadline for the Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship until October 28.

The AGGRS program provides grants to support the research and scholarship of doctoral and terminal master’s degree candidates for their dissertations or theses. Most grants are made for $2-3,000, but in cases of exceptional need, the committee will consider awards up to $5,000.

Contact: Ben Reder

Graduate and Professional Student Albert Schweitzer Fellowships Available

Community service-minded graduate and professional students are encouraged to apply for 2017-18 Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellowships. Fellows partner with community organizations on year-long service projects to address social and health-related needs in Franklin and Athens counties. To learn more, attend an information session tomorrow, Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the 18th Avenue Library’s Research Commons, Room 350. The Research Commons is located on the 3rd Floor.   Mon., 11/2, 3-4 p.m. or 11/13, 1-2 p.m. in Room 385 Bricker Hall, or 11/13, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Room 385 Bricker Hall. Program information: Application deadline February 2017.  information, contact Dr. Lorraine Wallace at


GAA Opportunity in CSSL- Application Reviews Begin October 17


GAA opportunity in CSSL for SP ’17


The Center for the Study of Student Life anticipates hiring a Graduate Administrative Associate (GAA) for the Spring 2017 semester. This would be a 50%, 20 hour a week appointment.


The GAA will perform the following duties:

  • Aid in the design, data-gathering, and reporting of Student Life assessment projects
  • Coordinate and perform quantitative and/or qualitative analyses
  • Prepare reports and presentations
  • Participate in staff meetings and retreats
  • Complete ad hoc requests as assigned




  • Enrolled in a Master’s or PhD program in education, the social sciences, public health or a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Education, Statistics, Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Experience in assessment-related work in a university setting
  • Experience with survey development and quantitative analysis
  • Experience with qualitative data collection and analysis
  • Knowledge of student learning and student development theory
  • Experience with survey software and statistical analysis software
  • Demonstrated experience presenting data and research on student affairs topics



Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2016. Please submit a cover letter, curricula vita/resume, a writing sample, and a list of three professional references.


Applications may be submitted via email to:


Dr. D’Arcy Oaks

Senior Associate Director

Center for the Study of Student Life




NEW! Graduate Research Associateships in EHE Research Methodology Center (RMC)

Contact Sandy or at 614-247-7787 for more information

GRA’s Needed in the RMC


The Research Methodology Center (RMC) is seeking doctoral students who are interested in a GRA position with our Center.  Appointments of 25% or 50% are available.


The mission of the RMC is to advance the design and conduct of high-quality research in education and human ecology.  To accomplish this mission, we conduct a wide variety of professional development (PD) events and provide consulting in research methodology for EHE faculty and graduate students.  GRAs hired by the RMC will be expected to provide consulting services, to assist in the administration of PD programming, and to contribute to RMC research.  Ideal candidates will possess advanced skills in research methodology, and will also bring some combination of experience/skills in social media marketing, database management, project management, desktop publishing, and/or data analytics.


The RMC welcomes diversity in all areas – including diverse methodologies.  If you are passionate about methods and would like to pursue that passion with the RMC, please contact Sandy Reed at or 614-247-7787.