Graduate Assistantships (GA's) are awarded through most graduate programs at ECU. Graduate Assistantships usually require the student to enrolled full-time (at least 9 semester hours of graduate level coursework); provide up to 30 hours per week during the academic year. Some graduate programs offer 5, 10, 15, and 20 hour assistantships. The terms and requirements of GA's vary by program. Salary amounts vary with each program but the minimum is $3750 (for 20 hours) per semester. Students interested in a GA position should contact their respective graduate program director for more information. GA's are paid twice a month and do not submit time sheets.