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How to Search for Graduate School Funding: Assistantships

Helping current and admitted UW graduate students learn the skills and tools to find funding


  • Quick turnaround compared with other funding options
  • Jobs across the university for UW graduate students in many disciplines
  • Teaching, research, and graduate staff assistantships
  • Some includes salary, tuition waiver, and medical insurance
  • Tuition waivers require full-time enrollment (10 credit hours+ per quarter)
  • Check each site below for different opportunities


Where to Find Assistantships:


Quick Tips

  1. Check that the listing offers salary, tuition waiver, and insurance
  2. If an hourly dollar amount is listed, that is an hourly job, not a full assistantship
  3. Students from the Bothell, Tacoma, and Seattle campuses can receive assignments at the other campuses
  4. If you have any questions about the listing, ask the person or department who posted