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Financial Assistance

Environmental Toxicology PhD Program

Financial Assistance

Departmental Graduate Assistantship

The five ways to receive financial assistance for Graduate Studies in the Ph.D. in Environmental Toxicology are listed below. All awards are dependent on the availability of awards and the availability of funds at the time of application. All assistantship applications should reach the Graduate School no later than June 15th.


  • Regular Research Graduate Assistantship: - $19,500/year


-must receive regular admission
-must present a GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4.0 scale
-must present a GRE score of 1000 or higher (verbal + quantitative)
-must show evidence of an active research history


  • Regular Teaching Assistantship: - $16,500/year


-must receive regular admission status
-must present a GPA of 3.4 in one of the following disciplines: Chemistry or Biology
(laboratory and/or lecture). 
-must present a valid GRE score
-must present a transcript indicative of teaching ability


  • ACE Implementation Research Stipend - $25,000/year


-Open only to junior or senior Doctoral Students
-must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America
-must present a GPA of 3.0 on the 4.0 scale
-must present a GRE score of 1000
-should contact Dr. John Owens at 225-771-3750 or

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Educational Loans/Work Study Program - Variable


-Please contact the Financial Aid Office, Southern University, as soon as possible for information about these programs (225-771-2790 or at