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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


  • Jobs across the university for UW graduate students in many disciplines
  • Quick turnaround compared with other funding options
  • 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:

  • Your Academic Department

            May offer assistantships or know of related opportunities

            List of UW academic departments


Quick Tips

  1. Check that the listing offers salary, tuition waiver, and health insurance eligibility 
  2. If an hourly dollar amount is listed, that is an hourly job, without the tuition waiver or insurance benefits
  3. Students from the Bothell, Tacoma, and Seattle campuses can receive assignments at the other campuses
  4. If you have any questions about a listing, ask the person or department who posted it