Department of Physics

Fellowships and Assistantships


The Master's Degree Program in Physics, at Southern University and A&M College, is delighted to report the availability of substantial financial support for prospective graduate students. Some pertinent details on this support include the following.

1. The Board of Regents Support Fund (BRSF) Superior Graduate Fellowship is available, at the level of $12,000 per year (12 months), plus tuition and fees. The total of this support is over $17,000 per year. We have three (3) fellowships.

2. Graduate assistantships that amount to a minimum of $12,000 per year (12 months) are available year around. Recipients of these awards are assigned very limited and appropriate teaching assignments; these assignments add to their academic credentials. There are ten (10) assistantships.

3. Graduate research assistantships are available in sufficient number to support up to ten (10) graduate students. Recipients of these research assistantships conduct research under the supervision of the directors of the respective grants/contracts that are providing the funding. There are over ten (10) research assistantships.

Prospective students are urged to contact the program or Dr. Bagayoko for pertinent application forms. They are also urged to visit the web site of the program at http://www.phys.subr.edu/masters.htm .