Scholarships and Assistant Positions

Graduate Assistants

Graduate assistants are an important part of Plymouth State’s collaborative learning community. They work alongside faculty, staff, and students to help achieve the University’s goals, while gaining valuable experience as assistants, researchers, and teachers.

At this time, our Graduate Assistant positions are limited and available only for certain graduate programs or within specific departments. Please contact your program coordinator or the Graduate Admissions Office for more information on available positions and the application process.

Current open positions include:

-Residential Life and Dining Services – position description

Graduate Scholarships

Each year, Plymouth State offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships to admitted graduate students. Selection criteria include academic and professional achievements, commitment to graduate study, and achievement or pursuit of personal or professional goals. Visit the Financial Aid Scholarship website for additional funding opportunities.

PSU students who apply for and are admitted into one of approved our bachelor’s to master’s programs are eligible for the $2,000 Panther +Plus Scholarship. Please contact the Graduate Admissions Office for more information at or 603.535.2237

Graduate Residency Program

The Littleton School District (SAU 84) is cooperating with Plymouth State offering an opportunity for students who are looking to deepen their understanding of rural education communities and special education practices through immersive teaching fellowship in Littleton NH. Qualified students will be able to earn their MEd in Special Education, K-12 Certification in one year with a full tuition scholarship, a $10,000 living stipend, and paid housing in Littleton through a grant provided by the Littleton School District. The 2022 cohort has been filled, we will begin accepting applications for the 2023 cohort in October. Learn More!