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Office of Graduate Student Equity & Excellence

In support of the University’s outreach, recruitment and retention of Black, Latinx, Native American, Pacific Islander students, GSEE presents networking and professional development opportunities for graduate students throughout the academic year, in collaboration with graduate programs and campus units.

Carolyn Jackson, director

Additional support

GSEE’s recruitment efforts include sponsoring a series of Prospective Student Days, in which admitted graduate students visit the Seattle campus as they weigh the UW’s offer of admission. 

Location and contact

G-1 Communications (map →)
206.543.9016 or 800.524.9122

Would you like to schedule time to speak with a GSEE staff member? Please fill out our online “connect with GSEE” form.

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Fellowships & Awards

Fellowship and Awards staff administer regional and federal fellowship and scholarship programs which require Graduate School involvement, including the application process for Fulbright and other international and research abroad programs for students and faculty, and fellowships funded by private gifts to the University.

Helene Obradovich, director

Additional support

The staff administers discretionary tuition waivers and explains and monitors policy concerning graduate student appointments. The staff also provides application support for select fellowship opportunities.

Our Staff

Helene Obradovich, Director (helene@uw.edu)

Michelle Sutton, Assistant Director (mdrapek@uw.edu)

Robyn Davis, Assistant Director (rldavis@uw.edu)

Location and contact

G-1 Communications (map →)

Staff can generally be reached 9 a.m.–5 p.m. PT, Monday–Friday

Additional Resources

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