Graduate Funding Information Service

Funding Search Tutorial


May 29, 2022

Sunday Funding Video: Finding Funding for Graduate School Info Session

The video recording of the most recent information session on finding funding for graduate school is now available! Topics covered: Overview and definitions of assistantships, scholarships, fellowships, and grants Funding timelines Where to search Navigating search tools Crafting search terms Identifying good opportunities Links and Contacts from May 2022 Webinar Video by Oscar McNary, Graduate…


May 22, 2022

Sunday Spotlight: School of Social Work

Your graduate program is your best source of funding information! In addition to networking with faculty whose academic interests align with yours, your program may provide easily accessible funding information online. Example: UW School of Social Work The UW School of Social Work has a page about  Financial Support and Scholarships, which gives an overview of…


May 15, 2022

Sunday Spotlight: School of Public Health

Your graduate program is your best source of funding information! In addition to networking with faculty whose academic interests align with yours, your program may provide easily accessible funding information online. Example: UW School of Public Health As an example, the UW School of Public Health keeps a Student Funding and Opportunities list, featuring graduate…


March 8, 2022

Grad School Regardless of Status: Thursday, March 10

The Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) is excited to collaborate with Leadership without Borders and the Office of Graduate Student Equity and Excellence for an Undocu Week event! Grad School Regardless of Status will be a presentation about grad school for undocumented students and DACA recipients. It will be Thursday, March 10, 5-7 p.m. at…


November 14, 2021

Sunday Funding Search Tools: UW Scholarship Search

This short video shows how to use the UW Scholarship Search to get results that best fit your funding needs.   Resources Used UW Scholarship Search Graduate Funding Search Guide   Video by Oscar McNary, Graduate Funding Information Service Manager Research Commons, UW Libraries   Music Lights Writing by Milky_Blue (c) copyright 2021 Licensed under…


November 7, 2021

Sunday Funding Shorts: Where to Look for UW Funding

This short video shows where in UW to search for money for your graduate program. Resources: UW Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards: https://grad.uw.edu/graduate-student-funding/ Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS): https://guides.lib.uw.edu/research/gfis/ Video by Robyn Davis, UW Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards Assistant Director   Full playlist of short funding videos available here.


September 30, 2021

Removing Barriers for Scholarships and Fellowships Series

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards and the Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards are hosting a series of virtual sessions for students this fall aimed at improving access to fellowships and scholarships. First-generation students, students of color, and students who identify as underrepresented within the university are particularly encouraged to attend,…


September 19, 2021

Sunday Funding Shorts: When Do I Look and How Do I Choose?

A short video overview of timelines for searching for funding for graduate school and tips for how to choose good opportunities UW Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards Graduate Funding Information Service Video by Michelle Sutton, UW Graduate School Office of Fellowships and Awards Assistant Director Music: The First Sunny Sky by The Orchestral…


September 12, 2021

Sunday Funding Shorts: How to Use the GFIS Blog

A short video tutorial on how to use the University of Washington Graduate Funding Information Service Blog to search for opportunities   Video by Rebecca Brown, Graduate Funding Information Service Manager Music by Lobo Loco, “Pianoman Sofa Sofa (ID1157),” Free Music Archive, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Additional Images & Video: WeVideo Repository


September 5, 2021

Sunday Funding Shorts: How to Use the Graduate Funding Search Guide

A short video overview of the Graduate Funding Search Guide, maintained by the Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS), of the Research Commons in the UW Libraries Video by Oscar McNary, Graduate Funding Information Service Manager Music: “Bossa for Nights” by Martijn de Boer (NiGiD) (c) copyright 2020 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0)…



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