Assistantship Application for Current MA Students

Applying for graduate assistantships for current MA students (February 1st deadline):

  • MA/MFA English Graduate Program Application Form (writeable PDF)
  • Statement of professional purpose addressing your interest in the program, your ability to succeed in graduate school, and your teaching experience
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • A 10-20 page critical essay (can be made up of 2 essays)
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation addressing your ability and potential as a teacher (emailed to english@nmu.edu or snail mailed to English Department, Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855, directly from recommender.  If snail mailed by student, letter should be in a sealed envelope with recommender's signature over flap.

Send application materials to:   English Department, Northern Michigan University, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855.

If you have any further questions, please contact:

Department of English (906) 227-2711  
MA Program Director:  Russ Prather, rprather@nmu.edu

 

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