UW Graduate School

May 27, 2015

Administering Fellowships

Fellowships are normally merit-based awards that support graduate students in pursuing their academic degree programs. Such awards typically require that the student be enrolled and progressing in a graduate degree program, meeting academic requirements of the degree program, taking certain courses or pursuing master’s or doctoral research. They generally do not require work effort as…


March 2, 2016

GPA/GPC Resources

Communication GEMS Blog for GPAs Graduate Advisor Guide Graduate and Professional Advisors Association (GPAA) GPAA mentor program GPAA listserv (subscribe/unsubscribe) GPA Fall Kick-Off (Autumn 2016) — download presentation > Admissions Review Working Group — online admissions review | student Deadlines Fellowships and awards Process dates and deadlines, including leave requests, master’s requests, probation letters, and so on. Policies Doctoral Master’s…


January 6, 2016

General Tuition Waivers

The Graduate School has a very limited supply of discretionary tuition waivers for which restrictions such as appointment/stipend levels, enrollment, etc., do not necessarily apply. This kind of support may be available under these types of circumstances: A student who has been awarded a nationally competitive, significantly funded, fellowship that does not provide tuition support….


November 3, 2014

For Departments

The Office of Fellowships & Awards supports graduate student funding in a number of different ways.  We work closely with academic departments to support a number of different award programs such as Top Scholar Awards and Graduate Student Conference Travel.  In addition, we work with units throughout campus to interpret and implement various university policies…


January 7, 2016

Information About Salary Schedules and Administration

How to Read the Salary Tables Salaries listed on the various salary schedules are at the 50% equivalent rate, since that is the most common appointment percentage. You will need to adjust the salaries to convert to an appointment at a different FTE. Each job has its own job profile name within Workday, and the…


Funding FAQs

Academic Student Employees (TA/RA/SA) Tuition Enrollment Fellowships Top Scholar


January 6, 2016

Types and Terms of Fellowship Awards

Types of Awards Fellowship awards may be paid in several different ways. The difference depends both on the source of the award as well as the associated benefits you wish to or are required to provide. Fellowship with health (GAIP coverage) benefits Fellowship awards may provide GAIP eligibility to graduate students. In some cases, the…