Application for Graduate Teaching Assistantship
Department of Statistics
College of Arts and Sciences
Western Michigan University


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Note:
This application for teaching assistantship is NOT an application for admission. All applicants for teaching assistantships must submit a separate application for admission to the desired graduate program (see item (6) on checklist below).

Checklist of requirements for applications for Teaching Assistantship:

  1. This form, submitted electronically or by postal mail to the address below.
  2. Have transcripts of grades sent from all (college level or higher) institutions that you have attended.
  3. Have 3 letters of reference sent. The letters should mention your potential for finishing the desired degree, and your ability to teach a class in English.
  4. If your native language is not English, this department requests a letter verifying your proficiency in English written by a representative of a language agency or an advisor whose native language is English.
  5. Ph.D. students need to have their GRE results sent.
  6. Application to the University for admission to the desired graduate program.
  7. GRADE REQUIREMENT: The Graduate College requires that TA applicants possess an overall college GPA of B or better, or a GPA of B or better calculated over the last two years of college.
  8. DEADLINE: TA applicants for Fall semester are encouraged to complete both TA and admission applications by February 15, although late applications will still be accepted.

Mailing Address for items (1)-(5):
Graduate Committee
Department of Statistics
3304 Everett Tower
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5152
U.S.A.


General Information:

First Name: Middle Initial:
Last Name:
Present Address:
Address continued:
City: State: Zip: Country:

Email:
Home Phone: Office Phone:

Permanent Address (if different):
City: State: Zip: Country:
Date of Birth: mm/dd/yyyy
Are you a Michigan Resident? yes no
Citizenship:
WMU Identification Number (WIN), if available:

Semester and year you are interested in enrolling at WMU:

Graduate Program that you expect to enter:
MS - Applied Statistics Ph.D. - Statistics

Background Information

Institutions and Degrees:
Please write down and have transcripts sent from all institutions that you have attended. Institutions..........................................Dates.......................Subject/Degree..................................

Honors, Scholarships or Fellowships received:


Mathematics and Statistics Background:
Please list all mathematics and statistics courses taken, when they were taken, the number of credits received for each (if applicable), and the grade received.


Letters of Recommendation:
Please ask three persons who are familiar with your academic achievement and personal qualities to send letters of recommendation. At least two of these people should be familiar with your work in mathematics or statistics. If your interest is in pursuing the Ph.D. degree, your letters of recommendation should include a statement related to your ability and intent to complete the doctoral degree.
Name.....................................Address...........................Phone......................e-mail....................

Employment Record:
Employer.....................................Dates.......................Job Description.......................................

Please write a statement about your reasons for desiring this graduate degree.





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