UW Graduate School

August 7, 2019

How to Locate and Hire an Academic Student Employee (ASE)

Advertising for an ASE You can hire a student without advertising if: 1) you are fulfilling a commitment of support made to a student at the time of admission, or 2) the student has an existing advising relationship with a faculty member(s). Other job openings (“open hires”) must be advertised. Job openings can be announced…


Types and Terms of Appointments

Types of Assistantships At the University of Washington, there are several types of 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 Predoctoral Instructor or Lecturer: work independently and…


July 31, 2019

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 2,000 grants annually in all fields of study, and operates in more than 140 countries worldwide….


Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Professions

2022–23 Nomination Deadline:  Tuesday, April 19, 2022; noon (PDT) The Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship assists Ph.D. candidates in the final stages of writing their dissertations. The 2022-23 Dissertation Fellowship is offered with the support of the University President and includes one quarter of UW state tuition and fees, GAIP insurance, and a stipend at…


Gatzert Child Welfare Fellowship

2022-23 application deadline: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at noon (12 p.m. PST). Apply via MyGrad Program through the ‘Awards’ > ‘Requests’ links.  The Gatzert Child Welfare Fellowship is a one-quarter fellowship awarded for the writing of a doctoral dissertation that contributes to the lives of children with disabilities. The Gatzert Fellowship includes one quarter of…


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…


For Students

View more stories about graduate student fellows at UW How do I pay for graduate school? At the University of Washington, several types of financial assistance are available to graduate students: Graduate student assistantships Fellowships and grants Federal loans and work-study On-campus jobs For students General campus employment While the Graduate School’s Office of Fellowships and…


July 29, 2019

Undocumented Graduate Students

The Office of Graduate Student Equity & Excellence (GSEE) of the University of Washington Graduate School has compiled information and resources for departments and individuals seeking status (self-identified DREAMers, HB 1079 eligible, and/or DACA approved). Departments: Please review Undocumented Terms and Definitions. For more information, contact GSEE at gomap@uw.edu or 206.543.9016.  Undocumented individuals are eligible for admission to any graduate program…


June 30, 2019

GPA/GPC Resources

Table of Contents: Appointments | Communication | Deadlines | Policies | Graduate School Memos | Admissions | Training: Webinars | Diversity Recruitment & Resources | Surveys, Statistics & Reports | Ethics & Rights | Other UW Resources | Academic Affairs & Planning | Fellowships, Assistantships & Awards | Mentoring | Teaching & Learning Appointments Communication…


June 15, 2019

Race and ethnicity

Although the racial and ethnic diversity of the UW graduate student population has been increasing slowly over the last 20 years, the campus remains relatively homogenous. One reason is that efforts to enhance the pipeline of students at primary and secondary levels preparing for higher education have been well-meaning, but sporadic and limited. Disciplinary programs…


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