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NSF GRFP Information Sessions for Applicants

The UW will be hosting information sessions for graduate and undergraduate students in social science and STEM fields to learn more about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). Please see below for more information.

How Much:  3 years of funding that can be used in a 5 year time frame: includes a $34,000 annual stipend and full cost of tuition/fees.

Who can apply: US citizens and permanent residents only; current graduate students who have not previously applied while enrolled in a graduate program; rising seniors and bachelor’s alumni planning to pursue research-based master’s or PhD programs.  Get more eligibility details.

Fields of study included: a wide range fields within the Social Sciences, Psychology, STEM and STEM Education (scroll to the very end of the Program Solicitation document for the official list).

NSF GRFP info sessions hosted by UW’s graduate & undergraduate Offices of Fellowships & Awards

June 23, 5:30 p.m. Register for June 23.

July 29, 5:30 p.m. Register for July 29.

Sept. 10, 5:30 p.m. Register for Sept. 10.

Sept. 22, 3:30 p.m. Register for Sept. 22.

Information sessions will cover the application process, strategies for successful applications and more details regarding how the fellowship operates.  The application will open in late-July/early-August, with deadlines in mid-October, however, students are strongly encouraged to start early!

Please feel free to contact us for questions, application support and feedback on drafts, based on your student status:

·       Undergraduate students & alumni: Robin Chang, robinc@uw.edu; and Emily Smith, emilys42@uw.edu

·       Graduate Students: Robyn Davis, rldavis@uw.edu

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Guest speakers: Dr. Tumaini Coker (Seattle Childrens), Dr. Chris Li (Fred Hutch), and Dr. Lisa Manhart (SPH)

Topics include:

  • Eligibility criteria
  • Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits, etc
  • Finding faculty mentors and projects
  • Process/timeline

Graduate Students, Post-Docs and Undergraduates interested in research from disadvantaged backgrounds are invited to attend:  Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements.

Registration and Information:

Please register at:  https://tinyurl.com/YAN7S5DA  for zoom link.

For more information, please see the Diversity Supplements FAQ by clicking here.

Contact Nora Coronado  ncorona@uw.edu  if you have further questions.

Non-UW Doctoral Funding Opportunity (AZ)

Fund your 4-year PhD in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and get multicultural research training! Accepting students for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022!!!

Apply to our new program: Preparing Researchers in early Intervention for children with Disabilities from multicultural Environments (PRIDE).

This is a collaborative grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare doctoral students as researchers and future faculty with expertise in early assessment and intervention for children with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. This program is a collaboration between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. Faculty from both sites will train and mentor students in research.

This opportunity is perfect for people who already have their CCCs.

Students accepted into PRIDE will receive a tuition waiver, stipend, health insurance, and funding to attend professional conferences.

 

To find out more, contact:

Dr. Nancy Scherer,
nancy.scherer@asu.edu

Dr. Laida Restrepo,
laida.restrepo@asu.edu

Dr. Mary Alt,
malt@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Leah Fabiano-Smith,
leahfabianosmith@email.arizona.edu

 

2020 UW Scholarship Fair

2020 UW Scholarship Fair

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Husky Union Building

 We hope to see you at the UW Scholarship Fair this Wednesday, Jan. 15, 11am-1pm in the HUB! Over 30 scholarship programs offering scholarship opportunities from across UW and across the globe will be tabling to share information with you.  Sign-up to get a reminder and we’ll see you there! 

 

Additional special event: Knight Hennessy Scholarship Program at Stanford University Information Session:

  • When: 5:30 pm, Wednesday, January 15
  • Where: Mary Gates Hall 171

RSVP for the Knight Hennessy Scholarship Information Session Here

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is a graduate-level scholarship aimed at preparing the next generation of global leaders to address the increasingly complex challenges facing the world. Knight-Hennessy Scholars will annually select up to 100 high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment, who will receive full funding to pursue a graduate education at Stanford. Scholars may pursue studies at any of the university’s seven internationally top-ranked graduate schools, and will be educated to navigate across business, government, academia, and the nonprofit sectors.

 

Questions? Please contact the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, scholarq@uw.edu, 206-543-4282.

Scholarship for Grad Students Pursuing a Degree in Therapy

Advanced Travel Therapy is awarding a $5,000 scholarship to a deserving student currently pursuing a graduate degree in Physical, Occupational, or Speech therapy. There are no strings attached, they are thrilled to be able to give back to hard working therapy students.

Students can apply for the scholarship by completing the application here. The deadline to apply is 12/5/19.

Please contact Jennifer Martin at Jennifer.Martin@gowithadvanced.com with any questions.

Pipeline Project Graduate Staff Assistant (GSA)

The Pipeline Project Graduate Staff Assistant (GSA) will support efforts that focus on organizing credit-bearing “Inner Pipeline” seminars, implementing racial equity concepts throughout our programming, and helping with other Pipeline Project educational initiatives. Our ideal candidate has an interest in continuing the GSA commitment for two academic years. Please click on the link above for the position description and application instructions. Applications are now due by Sunday 11:59pm, April 21st, 2019.

For the position description, please click on the link above.

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Applications & How to Apply:

The position is open until April 21, 2019 at 11:59 PM. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be scheduled as soon as possible.  To apply, please submit the following documents:

  • A current resume (one page)
  • A cover letter describing why you believe you are an excellent candidate for the position
  • A diversity statement describing your experience engaging and working with diverse communities, particularly in the context of your professional, volunteer, or civic work. Please also address efforts you have made or been involved with to teach others to foster cultural responsiveness and racial equity.
  • Contact information for three professional references

Please send application materials to pipeline@uw.edu.

For questions, please email castick@uw.edu.

Call for Applications – Husky Seed Fund

Inclusive. Impactful. Inventive.

Calling all UW students from all campuses!

Do you have an innovative idea that would enhance the UW student experience? The Husky Seed Fund has the resources to make your idea a reality! Created by students for students, The Husky Seed Fund provides up to $5,000 for you, or a small team, to pursue your passions and bring your projects to life.

Awardees develop project management and leadership skills while they execute impactful and inventive strategies to elevate the Husky experience. This is a truly unique opportunity to strengthen the entire Husky community by promoting inclusivity and helping to make all students feel that they have a home at the UW. Previously funded projects include OpenSidewalks andHuskyADAPT, both of which have received national and state-wide recognition.  We are also proud to support the 2018 Husky Seed Fund winners, Capillaries Journal and One of Many.

The Husky Experience Student Advisory Council encourages all students to explore The Husky Seed Fund website, attend an information session, and/or contact seedfund@uw.edu for more information.

Follow us on Facebook to see the impact of previously funded projects and stay up to date on award news!

Eligibility:

·         All UW undergraduate, graduate and professional students from any campus are encouraged to apply.

·         Applications can be individual or team-based.

·         All team members must be in good academic standing (each with a minimum 2.5 GPA for undergraduates and 3.0 for graduate and professional students).

·         Projects must involve a UW faculty or staff member as a mentor.

 

Information Sessions and Application Writing Workshops:

·         Tuesday, Feb. 26th: 4:30PM-5:30PM at Allen Research Commons Green A (Zoom meeting ID: 847-391-686)

·         Thursday, March 7th: 12:00-1:00 at Allen Research Commons Green A (Zoom meeting ID: 581-181-209)

 

Get all of your questions answered wherever you are! Both info sessions will be available for free, remote streaming via Zoom for all UW students.

 

Application Dates:

·         Applications open:  Feb. 13, 2019

·         Applications close:  March 12,  2019

·         Semi-finalists will be contacted on April 4 and invited for interviews

 

Apply here:  

https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/seedfund/366510

Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship

Application Deadline:  December 7, 2018

In 2013, a group of engaged, committed UW faculty, civic and business leaders joined together to establish the Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship to provide financial assistance to UW graduate students who have a demonstrated commitment to Latinx communities. For this application cycle, the Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship is a one-time award of $1,500.

Eligibility:

  • Student must be enrolled full-time in a master’s or doctoral degree program at the University of Washington;
  • Student’s research, work, and/or service must demonstrate their commitment to Latinx communities.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

Public Lectures Student Assistant Position

Public Lectures Student Assistant

The UW Office of Public Lectures, within the Graduate School, is responsible for convening people and ideas in a safe and intellectually stimulating space. By offering diverse public lecture experiences, we give reasons for tens of thousands of people ranging from faculty, students, staff and the person on the
street to gather and experience this old school manner of face-to-face meeting and learning.

The ideal applicant will possess strong customer service skills and knowledge of the digital media landscape, including various social media sites. The successful candidate will be responsible for responding to customer inquiries, researching the most effective social media outlets for reaching our broad audiences, monitoring and posting on blogs and social networks, participating in online outreach and promotion, optimizing our social media presence and conducting keyword analysis. Those looking to gain valuable online media experience with an established organization are encouraged to apply.

Pay is $16.00 an hour with a 19.5-hour maximum workweek. Some evening hours required for events.

Note: This position is available to current UW students only. The start date for this position is February 4, 2019 and will continue through the next academic year.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
 Attend all evening public lectures and serve as front of house manager
 Assist event volunteers like UW Retirees and middle school students
 Work with the Director of Public Lectures to create and implement campaigns
 Develop content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis for public lectures
 Monitor analytics to identify viable ideas
 Create engaging blog and social media content
 Monitor and respond to Lectures@uw.edu mailbox
 Return customer calls, answer customer inquiries

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
 Study in Communications or related field
 Professional experience in social media/marketing
 Strong customer service skills
 Event experience
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and Google+
 Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
 Basic knowledge of Photoshop

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to lectures@uw.edu; please put “Student Assistant” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted through December 2, 2018. Interviews will be conducted in early December.

Pride Foundation & GSBA Scholarships Info Session

You are invited to attend an information session hosted by the GSBA Scholarship fund!  We’ll be joined by Taylor Briggs, Scholarship Program Manager for GSBA.  Taylor will be sharing information on LGBTQ+ scholarships for student leaders in the northwest.

What: Pride Foundation & GSBA Scholarships Information Session

When: 3:30 p.m., November 7

Where: Allen Library Auditorium

LGBTQ+ Scholarships

Application opens October 11 and closes in early January.

Every year, Pride Foundation and the GSBA Scholarship Fund award scholarships to lesbia, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied student leaders in the Northwest. We invest in the educational dreams of students of any age, for any accredited higher education program or degree. If you are a Washington State resident — even if you study elsewhere — you probably qualify for at least one!

Apply at pridefoundation.org or thegsba.org/apply