Graduate Funding Information Service

Information Sessions

Live Zoom Session:

Finding Funding for Graduate School, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 4 p.m. Pacific Time

Learn more about how you can fund your graduate education. Join the Graduate Funding Information Service via Zoom for an overview of funding types, search tools, and search strategies.

Register here. Space is limited.

We will not be recording this session, but the following videos will be useful if you are unable to make this session:

Short Graduate Funding Videos

  1. Where to Get Help Finding Graduate Funding
  2. The Difference Between Fellowships, Scholarships, and Grants
  3. Search Strategies for Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants
  4. How to Use the Online Graduate Funding Search Guide
  5. How to Use the GFIS Blog
  6. When Do I Look and How Do I Choose?

Recorded Presentation

Finding Funding for Graduate School May 2021 Webinar

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 2021 Webinar


Departmental/Program Presentations

GFIS is happy to collaborate on customized online presentations for departments, programs, and registered student organizations at UW. Please email to arrange for GFIS to speak to your graduate students.