Financial Aid

Types of Aid


All students receive automatic scholarship consideration. A number of scholarships are available for graduate students at Abilene Christian University. Departmental scholarships are offered through the various departments. For more information regarding these scholarships, contact the department of interest. 

Graduate Assistantships

A number of Graduate Assistantships are offered at Abilene Christian University on a competitive basis. Graduate Assistants (GA's) fall into three categories according to major responsibilities. 

  1. Academic support, including clerical work
  2. Research
  3. Teaching

Upon employment, GA's are given a letter clearly stating responsibilities, remuneration, and the expectations of the department and of the professor to whom they are assigned. Both full- and part-time assistantships are available. 

Application Deadline:
 Fall 2017
  • Jan 15, 2017

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