GFIS Workshops

Upcoming Spring Quarter 2015 Workshops

Graduate Funding for International Students
Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 12:30 pm, Allen Auditorum, Allen Library North

This free Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) workshop will cover resources, especially funding resources for international graduate students at UW, including fellowships, scholarships, grants, and student employment opportunities to help finance tuition, research and travel. The workshop provides an overview of resources and strategies for finding funding. Representatives from Core Programs, Office of Fellowships and Awards at the Graduate School and advisor from International Student Services will also be present to answer questions related to funding. It is suggested (but not required) that students bring a laptop or tablet to navigate along during the presentation.  Registration is preferred but not required. Register here.

Summer Strategies Webinar: Organizing Your Funding Search before Application Deadlines
Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 4:00 pm, Online

Many funding deadlines occur between September and December, but that doesn’t mean that you can begin planning and preparing for fall funding deadlines now! In this webinar, GFIS Manager Rachel Wishkoski provides tips and tricks for strategizing your funding search to make the fall application process more manageable. No RSVP necessary. Join online on May 14th from 4-5pm at

Can’t make it? You can access past workshop recordings and handouts on the GFIS Guide or email for an appointment. You can also find GFIS workshop announcements on the Research Commons’ event calendar.


GFIS is happy to provide departmental workshops and presentations for graduate programs at UW! If you’d like to discuss a workshop idea you have, or just want GFIS to come speak to students in your department, please send us an email at