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November 15, 2019

Application Fee Waivers

I. Who Qualifies? Eligibility is determined based on financial need or by participation in the McNair Scholars or PPIA Fellows program. Unfortunately, applicants studying on F or J visas are not eligible for application fee waivers. a. Financial Need Fee Waivers Washington State Need Grant Program eligibility criteria is used to determine financial need. Waivers are based on…


August 7, 2019

Funding FAQs

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


June 30, 2019

MyGrad Version History

Version 11.6 – November 12, 2019 Degrees Granted, now exportable to excel. Thesis and Dissertation titles added, PhD student chairs added. Person Search updated to search by preferred, legal, and former name. Preferred name appears first, with legal and former indicated below. Former name only included for applicants. Application fee receipt now available in the…


Creating an Admission Application in MyGrad

A new degree/degree option has been approved and now the program is ready to provide applicants with an admission application for the new degree/degree option. Please review the following implementation steps for the admission application in MyGrad. Steps to be completed prior to creating the admission application: Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS) receives a copy…


June 28, 2019

Planning an International Collaboration

Faculty developing an international collaboration involving a graduate degree or certificate program should reach clarity around the questions below as part of initial planning. Initial planning must include discussions with unit leadership (chair/dean/chancellor). Once initial planning is complete, program proposers follow the Guidelines for New International Collaborations. This process includes submitting the International Agreement Proposal Form…


Guidelines for New International Collaborations

Graduate School review is required for all formalized international collaborations involving a graduate degree or certificate program. The Graduate School’s Office of Academic Affairs & Planning coordinates this process. The review includes an evaluation of: alignment with existing graduate degree or certificate program requirements; coordination of the course of study between institutions; admission requirements; enrollment…


Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

A Postdoctoral Fellow (Postdoc) is “an individual who has received a doctoral degree and is engaged in a temporary and defined period of mentored advanced training to enhance the professional skills and research independence needed to pursue his or her chosen career path”. Definition adopted by the NIH, NSF, and National Postdoctoral Association Through the…


June 19, 2019

International Graduate Students

UW Core Programs works to hear and address the needs of international graduate students through resource sharing and tailored programming. We know it can be challenging for anyone to navigate the multiple offices and units at a large university. Working with tri-campus partners, we curate resources you may need, and help to point you in…


June 13, 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…


Graduate Non-Matriculated Students

Graduate non-matriculated (GNM) status allows post baccalaureate students who are not presently seeking a graduate degree at the University of Washington to take UW graduate courses and apply the credits toward degree requirements should they later be accepted into a graduate program at the UW. (Acceptance as a GNM student does not confer priority for…


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