Stipend Rates

Graduate Student Assistantship and Fellowship Stipend Rates of Jinan University


Title
DefinitionsalaryHours  Per Week assumed for Basic AppointmentPayments of stipendnotes
TA             An  academic appointment in support of the teaching of a course of 10 hours per  week. The stipend is half provided by the school and half provided by the  departments. The assignment is usually in the student’s major field or a  closely related one. TAs are awarded a stipend.             RMB  400/month             10  hours/week             Graduate  students may make arrangements to have their stipends direct-deposited to the  personal ICBC banking account.             Give priorities  to the students with financial difficulties under the same conditions. Only  when the normal study hasn’t been affected can the students serve as the  assistants. Each graduate student cannot hold two jobs at the same time.            
MA             An  academic appointment in support of the daily administrative affairs and the  student affairs of 10 hours per week. The stipend is provided by the school .The  assignment should be clear to improve the working quality and efficiency. MAs  are awarded a stipend.             RMB  400/month             10  hours/week             Graduate  students may make arrangements to have their stipends direct-deposited to the  personal ICBC banking account.             Give priorities  to the students with financial difficulties under the same conditions. Only  when the normal study hasn’t been affected can the students serve as the  assistants. Each graduate student cannot hold two jobs at the same time. .            



RA            
An  academic appointment for research engaged in experimental data analysis,  report writing, product development and so on. The stipend is provided by the  employing units. RAs are awarded a stipend.             RMB  400/month             10  hours/week             Graduate  students may make arrangements to have their stipends direct-deposited to the  personal ICBC banking account.
Give  priorities to the students with financial difficulties under the same conditions.  Only when the normal study hasn’t been affected can the students serve as the  assistants. Each graduate student cannot hold two jobs at the same time. .            
Fellow             An  arrangement in which financial support is given to a graduate student to  pursue his or her degree without any obligation on the part of the student to  engage in teaching and/or research in furtherance of the university's  academic mission.  Generally, fellowships are merit-based awards.   Continued financial support is contingent upon the student maintaining  satisfactory academic progress as defined by the graduate field and Graduate School. RMB  400/month             10  hours/week             Graduate  students may make arrangements to have their stipends direct-deposited to the  personal ICBC banking account.
Give priorities  to the students with financial difficulties under the same conditions. Only  when the normal study hasn’t been affected can the students serve as the  assistants. Each graduate student cannot hold two jobs at the same time. .            

The employing units should strengthen the education, guidance, management and assessment on the graduates when serving as assistants. Before the fifth of the following month, the employing units must check the working performance and the salary are given to the bonded ICBC banking account. Or else, the salary will be delayed to the next month.


Two weeks before the end of each semester the employing units should summarize the work and the jobs provided next semester should be submitted to the graduate school. The number of assistant jobs will be issued after the examination and approval by the graduate school.


If there are any violations,the qualification as an assistant will be cancelled. The administrator of theemploying unit will sign a notice and report it to the graduate school forfiling.


Before the fifth of the following month, the employing units must check the working performance and then submitted the documents to the financial department. The salary is paid directly to the bonded ICBC bank account. However, the salary of the RA students ispaid by the supervisors or transferred by financial department in 3 months. The graduate school is no longer responsible for the payment of stipends or the transfer issues. The name list is released in http://gsd.jnu.edu.cn/ every month. Those who haven’t submitted the assessment in time will be paid next month.


According to the graduate training program, the graduate’s work in supporting the undergraduate teaching will be awarded a credit. The performance of the assistantships can be recorded into the graduation appraisal as an important part of the testimonial and those who perform well in their work can be considered in various awards.