Lincoln Memorial University

How to Apply

Before applying for a graduate assistantship, an applicant must have applied for enrollment, and been admitted to, a graduate program at LMU. All requirements for admission to degree candidacy must be completed before a graduate assistantship position can be awarded.

To apply to be a Graduate Assistant, simply fill out and submit the form below. Prior to submitting the GA Application, the candidate should make sure they have read the current Graduate Assistant Handbook and understand the requirements of being a GA.

Please note that applying for a GA position does not guarantee placement, and the receipt of a GA position may not completely cover all costs associated with a graduate program.

Graduate Assistant Application

Last Name, First Name
[email protected]
New Applicant or Renewal
Are you a new GA applicant or RENEWING a current GA position?
123 Lincoln Lane Harrogate, TN 37752
(123) 456-7895
example: 3.75
Admitted to Graduate Program of study at LMU
Have you been accepted to a graduate program at LMU?
Please type the full name of your graduate degree program of study (e.g., Master of Business Administration, Master of Education)
Please select the semester your are seeking to start your graduate assistantship.
Campus Location
Please select the primary location you are seeking a graduate assistantship for
Number of Credit Hours Currently Registered For
In order to be eligible for a Graduate Assistantship, you must be pre-registered for graduate-level courses. Please select the number of hours for which you are registered.
Please type your top three preferences for Graduate Assistant placement. This does not guarantee selection.
If you are a NEW GA applicant, please briefly explain your qualifications for the assistantship and how this experience can help you personally.
  • Submit three character reference letters (non-relative). Letters must be signed by the person providing the reference or be sent to [email protected] from the person’s email address.
Lincoln Memorial University
Grant-Lee Hall 109
Attn: Graduate Assistantship Program
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752


Graduate assistantship applications should be submitted by the following dates:

Full Academic Year (Fall & Spring) August 5
Spring November 15
Summer April 15

Steps after Applying

Academic or University departments seeking graduate assistants will review applications and conduct interviews. Students will be contacted by the supervisor if a particular department wishes to interview them for an open position.

The Office of Academic Services and Institutional Effectiveness will issue an award letter to each student receiving a graduate assistantship. The letter must be signed by all parties before the student can begin work.

For questions or more information please contact:
423.869.6755 | [email protected]


423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752