Assistantships and Scholarships

MA TESOL students in the Department of Applied Linguistics are welcome to apply for several sources of aid.

Cost and Funding Your Graduate Degree

MA TESOL students are encouraged to apply for a Teaching Assistantships and/or the Nattinger Endowed Fellowship. 

For information on tuition and fees, please visit Portland State University's tuition and fees schedule page.

The James R. Nattinger Endowed Fellowship was created to honor James R. Nattinger’s leadership in teaching and encouraging Linguistics learning and scholarship. The Scholarship provides support to students pursuing a Master of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), and who have an interest in research. The Nattinger recipient is expected to arrange to work with a faculty member in the department on a research topic of mutual interest. 

Contributions to the James R. Nattinger Fellowship Fund are graciously accepted by the Portland State University Foundation.