Stroum Endowed Graduate Fellowship

Letter of Intent and reviewer nomination forms due:   January 4, 2016
Application deadline:   February 16, 2016

The University of Washington (UW) Graduate School in conjunction with the Diabetes Research Center (DRC) is soliciting applications for a graduate fellowship designed to broaden participation in research related to diabetes and its complications at the UW.

The Diabetes Research Center (DRC) is soliciting applications for the Stroum Graduate Fellowship Award. The call and required Letter of Intent form are available at the DRC website:


Any registered UW full-time graduate student pursuing diabetes-related research in a Ph.D. degree-granting program. Eligible disciplines include but are not limited to the basic and health sciences, social sciences and arts/humanities. Eligible applicants must have passed their general exam prior to the funding start date of July 1, 2016. (Students in M.D., Pharm.D., D.D.S. and J.D. programs are not eligible. Masters Degree applicants may be eligible in certain departments and require prior approval).


One award of $20,000 toward graduate student stipend and benefits is available. The tenure of the fellowship is one year. Carryovers and extensions are not permitted. (Students in fee-based graduate programs should check with their program administrator for questions related to tuition waivers). Funding begins July 1, 2016.

For additional information, please contact:

Sakeneh Zraika, PhD
Director of P&F Programs
UW Diabetes Research Center
zraikas @