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Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS)

The Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) works with current and admitted UW graduate students. GFIS helps students identify and use different resources to locate funding opportunities for graduate school-related expenses including tuition, research, and conference and research travel. In conjunction with the University of Washington's Graduate School, GFIS hosts a series of workshops throughout the year. Students can also seek answers to their questions during drop-in advising hours, can schedule individual appointments, or can request information by email. In addition, GFIS maintains a subject guide that lists different funding resources by category and a blog that informs students about fellowships, grants, employment opportunities, and upcoming GFIS events. As time allows, GFIS also works with individual departments to design discipline-specific workshops and resources for their graduate students.

GFIS Resources

GFIS Funding Resources Subject Guide

  • Links to Campus Funding Resources
  • Links to Funding Databases
  • Links to Fellowship and Grants Opportunities
  • Search by Academic Level, Discipline, or Category


GFIS Funding Blog

  • Funding Announcements
  • Upcoming GFIS Workshop Information


GFIS Workshop Materials

  • Handouts from Previous Workshops
  • Links to Audio/Video Recordings of Select Workshops

Contact Us

Drop-in Advising Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-2:30pm. Oct 2nd – Dec 11th, 2014.

Email: Contact to make an appointment

Location: Consultation Studio, Research Commons.

The Research Commons is located on the ground floor of the Allen Library, South.

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