2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Graduate Fellowships and Achievement Assistantships

Graduate Fellowships

Graduate Fellowships may be awarded on the basis of need or merit. To be considered for an award, a student must be enrolled full-time (nine semester credit hours or more) as a degree-seeking student.

The number of graduate fellowships is limited and subject to the availability of funds. All graduate students may be considered for graduate fellowships.

Graduate Achievement Assistantships

Norfolk State University is authorized in the Code of Virginia to offer Achievement Assistantships to Virginia and non-Virginia graduate students. To be eligible for this award, a student must be:

1. Enrolled full-time (nine credit hours or more)
2. In good academic standing
3. Making satisfactory progress toward a graduate degree
4. Recommended 
by their academic program

A qualified graduate student may receive an assistantship in an amount not to exceed the cost of tuition and fees. Continuing students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better to receive this assistantship. All graduate students may be considered for this award.

Students should complete a  FAFSA for consideration of most awards.