December 5, 2008
Graduate Students' Pay and Benefits Vary Widely, Survey Shows
When it comes to the financial packages that graduate students receive to pursue their degrees, the devil is in the details.
A Chronicle survey, conducted this summer and fall, of the pay and benefits of teaching and research assistants at more than 100 research institutions reveals a dizzying array of variables that students must compare.
Some institutions cover 100 percent of graduate students' tuition, while others waive only a portion. It is possible to get health insurance