UW Graduate School

March 8, 2016

Graduate Opportunity Program (GOP) Research Assistantship

The GO-MAP GOP RA Award is a three-quarter merit-based research assistantship to help increase the quality of education and research in master’s and doctoral programs at the University of Washington. The award is based on a department’s diversity plan and not on an individual student application. The purpose of the award is to assist departments in recruiting…


October 28, 2015

Assistantships

At the University of Washington, there are three types of graduate student assistantships: Teaching Assistant: work with students in a classroom, lab, or quiz section setting Research Assistant: work on research projects; does not involve teaching Staff Assistant: other types of duties such as, advising or administration Academic Student Employees (ASEs), which include the above…


May 27, 2015

Administering Assistantships

Graduate Student Assistantships include Staff Assistants (SA), Teaching Assistants (TA), Research Assistants (RA), Predoctoral Instructors, and Predoctoral Lecturers. Academic Student Employees (ASEs), which include the above mentioned positions, are covered by the UAW/UW Academic Student Employee union contract. The union contract governs policies and procedures for appointments, salary, job definitions, and leave time. Executive Order…


February 26, 2019

Admitted International Graduate Students

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Washington! We hope you are excited to join our graduate student community. This page is maintained by Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) to assist you, our F-1 or J-1 international graduate students, as you prepare to begin your program and arrive on campus. Prospective applicants are also welcome…


May 16, 2018

Lindsey Wilson

Lindsey Wilson, Graduate Staff Assistant, GO-MAP, and PhD candidate, Education Education master’s degree, Minnesota State University, Mankato bachelor’s degree, Minnesota State University, Mankato Career Family Support & Mental Health Coordinator, NSC EHS Licensed Child and Youth Therapist, LLW Counseling When Lindsey Wilson started working as a Graduate Staff Assistant with Graduate Opportunity and Minority Achievement Program…


January 31, 2018

Lauren Collins

Lauren Collins, master’s student, School of Social Work, Graduate Staff Assistant, Learning Technologies Education Bachelor’s degree, film, University of Southern California Career Corporate paralegal, multiple entertainment firms Faculty Support Supervisor, UW School of Law LEAH Social Work Fellow, Seattle Children’s Adolescent Medicine Picture this: it’s early March, days before the end of the quarter. It’s cold, gray…


March 16, 2017

alma khasawnih

Education Master’s degree in Art + Design Education, Rhode Island School of Design Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy and Behavior, University of Michigan “It takes a village to get a Ph.D.,” says alma khasawnih, ’18, a graduate student in the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. “None of us does this alone.” (alma prefers…


March 29, 2016

For Students Receiving Financial Aid who are Applying for their Master’s Degrees 

PLEASE NOTE: These procedures DO NOT apply to students with Graduate Service Appointments (Teaching and Research Assistantships). A new system has been put into place to assist the Financial Aid Office in tracking graduate students who should NOT continue to receive financial Aid after they have completed their degree. All master’s students who submit a…


March 8, 2016

Diversity Fellowships

Diversity Fellowships & Awards The Graduate School and GO-MAP are committed to supporting underrepresented minoritized students throughout every aspect of graduate education, including academic, financial, professional, and social support. We work with various partners to ensure graduate students admitted to the University of Washington are given ample opportunity to succeed. GO-MAP encourages the nomination of underrepresented…


March 4, 2016

Graduate School Forms

Several interactive forms for Graduate School procedures are on this page. Additional forms for procedures at the University of Washington can be found at the Office of the Registrar’s page for Forms Online. If you have difficulty accessing these forms you may contact the Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) office at uwgrad@uw.edu or phone 206.685.2630. Form…


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