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					              Department of Health and Sport Sciences
        Departmental Graduate Assistantship Application Form
The Department of Health and Sport Sciences, at The University of Memphis,
annually awards competitive graduate assistantships to well-qualified individuals.
Responsibilities of graduate assistants generally include providing administrative
support and expertise in a variety of departmental activities; serving as research
assistants to faculty; teaching in the General Education activity program; and
providing professional services to public and private sector community-based
agencies.

Graduate assistantships are generally awarded for a period of two years, in the first
instance, subject to a favorable review after the first year. The appointment is for
twenty hours of work per week. The stipend is $7,000 dispersed over nine months. In
addition, the University pays the cost of full-time tuition and fees.

If you are applying for a graduate assistantship at The University of Memphis, it is
extremely important that you file for admission to The Graduate School concurrently
with submission of this application. Supporting materials (vitae, official transcripts,
and letters of reference) are requested with the Graduate Assistant Application in
addition to those to be filed with your application to The Graduate School.

This application form must be completed in addition to The University of Memphis
Admission Application for Programs in the Graduate School and the Department of
HSS application form if you are applying for a Graduate Assistantship. If you use
Internet Explorer, please fill out the form, print it and mail to the following address. If
you use Netscape, please print out the form, fill it out and mail to the following
address. Please type or print neatly in ink. Please return this form directly to:

Graduate Coordinator
Department of Health and Sport Sciences
106 Elma Neal Roane Fieldhouse
The University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee 38152-3480
USA

To ensure maximal consideration of your Graduate Assistantship Application please endeavor to
forward all materials by the following dates:

Fall Semester: May 1

Spring Semester: November 1
                           Department of Health and Sport Sciences

                     Departmental Graduate Assistantship Application Form

PERSONAL BACKGROUND

FULL LEGAL NAME:



PERMANENT MAILING ADDRESS:




Phone:

Email Address:




BIRTH DATE:                              Citizenship       Visa Ins / Status


Circle the area of specialization will you choose as a concentration:

Clinical Nutrition

Exercise and Sport Science

Health Promotion

Physical Education Teacher Education

Sport Commerce

If you chose Exercise and Sport Science as your specialization above, circle your primary
interest:

Exercise Physiology

Motor Learning

Bio-mechanics

Circle Projected First Semester: Fall / Spring / Summer Year:_________
Circle Full-time or Part-time study: Full time / Part time



Graduate Assistantship Preference: (Rank 1-4)

Administrative ____ Research ____ Teaching ____ Community ____

Please provide a brief statement of interest to support your preference:




PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Administrative experience, computer literacy, qualifications and skills:




Research and data analysis experience, qualifications and skills (include publications and attach
additional pages as necessary:




Teaching experience, qualifications and skills (include licenses and special certifications and
attach additional pages as necessary:
Other professional experience (include position, responsibilities, years in service etc):




General Education Activity Course Instructional Competency:

Place a "1" beside those activities which are your specialty and that you feel highly qualified to
teach at the university level. Place a "2" beside those activities that you feel you could teach at
the university level.

__ Aerobics                 __ Golf                     __ Soccer & Field Sports

__ Aikido                   __ Handball                 __ Square & Round Dance

__ Backpacking              __ Horseback Riding         __ Stunts and Tumbling

__ Badminton                __ Jogging/Walking          __ Swimming (all levels)

__ Basketball               __ Judo                     __ Tae Kwon Do

__ Bowling                  __ Karate                   __ Tennis

__ Camping                  __ Kayaking                 __ Track & Field

__ Canoeing                 __ Kickboxing               __ Volleyball

__ CPR                      __ Lifesaving               __ Water Aerobics

                            __ Nautilus                 __ Weight Training
__ Figure Control &
Condition                   __ Pilates                  __ Yoga

__ First Aid                __ Racquetball              __ Zumba

__ Fitness/Cross Training __ Recreational Games         Other:_________________

                            __ Self Defense
__ Folk & Square Dance                                  Other:_________________
                            Techniques
In the space below, please provide a brief statement describing your interest in pursuing
graduate work at The University of Memphis, together with the contribution that you feel
you might make to the Department of Health and Sport Sciences.




Complete this application and send it, along with a current curriculum vitae, transcripts of
all education completed and two (2) independent letters of reference attesting to your
qualifications as an administrative, research, teaching, and/or community graduate
assistant, to:

Graduate Coordinator
Department of Health and Sport Sciences
106 Elma Neal Roane Fieldhouse
The University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee 38152-3480
USA

Tel: (901) 678-4316

Fax: (901) 678-3591



Signature:

Date of Application:

				
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