Welcome Graduate Students!

Attention All Graduate Students:

The Graduate Student Assembly would like to announce that the Dr. Robert W. Spayne (thesis) and Craig R. Bollinger (dissertation) Research Grants Applications open on February 29th, 2016  at 8:00 am and closes on April 17th, 2016 at 11:45 pm.

Spayne Master’s Thesis/Capstone Project Grant

The Dr. Robert W. Spayne Research Grant (for work leading to a Master’s thesis or Capstone project) is a competitive grant awarded to assist students in defraying research expenses. Up to three grants* of $1500.00 (maximum) are awarded each fall and spring semester by a committee of UMass graduate students, faculty and staff.

*This semester only, Spring 2016, a maximum of six grants will be awarded instead of three. Each grant will still be worth up to $1,500.00.

Bollinger Doctoral Thesis/Doctoral-Level Capstone Project Grant

The Craig R. Bollinger Memorial Research Grant (for work leading to a Doctoral dissertation or Doctoral-level Capstone project) is a competitive grant awarded to assist students in defraying research expenses. Up to three grants* of $1500.00 (maximum) are awarded each fall and spring semester by a committee of UMass graduate students, faculty and staff.

*This semester only, Spring 2016, a maximum of six grants will be awarded instead of three. Each grant will still be worth up to $1,500.00.

To apply for either grant, log in to the SA Groups website (http://www.clubs.umb.edu). (Directions on how to log in are available at this web site: https://gsaumb.wordpress.com/graduate-student-resources/sa-groups-how-to). Once you are logged in, click on “Organizations”, and search for/click on the Graduate Student Assembly.  From the Graduate Student Assembly home page, click on “Forms” and then select the Spayne or Bollinger application form, as applicable.  Detailed application instructions are included with the online forms.  All application forms must be completed and submitted online.

If you have any questions please e-mail Nieshia Wittingham at gsassembly@umb.edu

Applications open on February 29th, 2016  at 8:00 am

Application closes on April 17th, 2016 at 11.45 pm.

Meeting schedule for 2015-2016

The GSA meets every Monday, 11:00 a.m -12:00 p.m., in the Campus Center, Room 3115.

Spring 2016 Office Hours:

Monday 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday  2:00 – 4:00 pm

Wednesday 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Thursday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

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The Graduate Student Assembly, serving as the voice of graduate students at the UMASS Boston campus, is dedicated to enhancing the academic and professional development of graduate students. This includes support for graduate research and skill development. Our intention is to reach the graduate student body with the various programs we offer. Please feel free to make YOUR voice heard through our website. We’d love to hear from you!

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