Nomination Deadline: March 31, 2017
The Gatzert Child Welfare fellowship was established in the 1930s by the Bailey and Babette Gatzert foundation for Child Welfare. In accordance with the donor’s wishes, the funds are to be used to promote education for “the better care and treatment of children suffering from defects, either physically or mentally.” The one-quarter fellowship will be awarded to support the writing of a doctoral dissertation in the field of child development with special reference to children with disabilities.
- Candidate must have achieved doctoral candidate status at the time of nomination
- Candidate must have demonstrated progress on the dissertation which indicates completion by the end of Summer Quarter 2018 or sooner.
- Candidate may not have received another dissertation writing award from the Graduate School (e.g., GO-MAP, Presidential Dissertation, etc.)
- Students in fee-based programs are not eligible.
- The awards provide a stipend equivalent to the stipend of a standard Predoc TA II (currently $2,572 month), GAIP insurance, and UW state tuition and fees (excluding U-PASS and International Student Fee) up to 18 credits.
Students must be nominated by their departments. Departments can nominate no more than two students. Eligible programs include:
- Human Centered Design and Engineering
- Information School
- Nutritional Sciences
- Physiology and Biophysics
- Public Health Genetics
- Rehabilitation Medicine
- Social Work
- Speech and Hearing Sciences
- Urban Design and Planning Group
For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.