Graduate Funding Information Service

December 2, 2019

UW Diabetes Research Center: Samuel and Althea Stroum Endowed Graduate Fellowship

LOIs and Review Nomination Forms Deadline: January 6, 2020

Full Application Deadline: February 24, 2020

The University of Washington Graduate School in conjunction with the Diabetes Research Center  is soliciting applications for a graduate fellowship designed to broaden participation in research related to diabetes and its complications at the UW. This fellowship is made possible by an endowment from Samuel and Althea Stroum, who are UW benefactors and generous supporters of other civic and charitable organizations in the Seattle area. The purpose of this award is to support the training of promising graduate students in diabetes-related research.

One award of $20,000 toward graduate student stipend and benefits is available.  The tenure of the fellowship is one year.  Carryovers and extensions are not permitted. Students in fee-based graduate programs should check with their program administrator for questions related to tuition waivers. Funding begins July 1, 2020.


  • Any registered UW full-time graduate student pursuing diabetes-related research in a Ph.D. degree-granting program.
  • Eligible disciplines include but are not limited to the basic and health sciences, social sciences and arts/humanities.
  • Eligible applicants must have passed their general exam prior to the funding start date of July 1, 2020.
  • Students in M.D., Pharm.D., D.D.S. and J.D. programs are not eligible.
  • Masters Degree applicants may be eligible in certain departments and require prior approval.

For a pdf overview of this opportunity, click here (UW netid required). For more information about this specific opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

For information about additional funding opportunities through the Diabetes Research Center, click here.