Graduate Funding Information Service Updates for Winter 2016


Here are updated materials from the Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) for Winter Quarter 2016.

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Winter Quarter 2016 programming:

  • Funding Workshop: Thursday, January 7 @ 12:00 pm, Research Commons, Green A
  • Funding Webinar: Tuesday, January 12 @ 3:00 pm, AdobeConnect (

Details about these events will be available via the Research Commons events calendar.


  •   GFIS description and scope

GFIS works with current and admitted UW graduate students, helping them identify and locate funding opportunities for graduate school-related expenses including tuition, research, and travel. Students can visit GFIS during drop-in advising hours, schedule individual appointments in-person or via Skype, and request information by email. Students can also visit the GFIS Funding Resources Guide and blog to learn about funding opportunities (internal and external to UW), databases, search strategies, and events. GFIS hosts regular workshops in the Research Commons, and also works with UW departments to design discipline-specific workshops and resources for their graduate students.

  • Advertising assistantship openings

The GFIS blog is a major channel through which students learn of assistantships open to applicants from across the University. If your department has an assistantship available, please consider emailing the details of that opportunity to

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