March 2, 2022

The 2022-23 Gatzert Child Welfare Fellowship for Dissertation Writing application is now open and is due on April 19, 2022, at 12 PM (noon) PST. 

FOR: the final stages of writing a Ph.D. dissertation that contributes to the lives of children with disabilities 

HOW MUCH: one quarter of UW state tuition and fees, GAIP insurance, and a stipend at the Predoctoral TA II rate (currently $2,899 per month).  

WHEN: The fellowship may be used in summer 2022, autumn 2022, winter 2023 or spring 2023. The choice of the quarter will be left to the discretion of the student. 

WHO CAN APPLY: students in any academic discipline who: 

  • will have achieved doctoral candidate status by April 2022;  
  • have demonstrated progress on the dissertation which indicates completion by the end of spring quarter 2023 or sooner; 
  • are in a tuition-based graduate program (students in fee-based programs are not eligible); 
  • have not received another dissertation writing award from the Graduate School.

CRITERIA: significance of the dissertation research to supporting the lives of children with disabilities; student is both ready and in need of a full quarter to work on writing the dissertation 

QUESTIONS? Contact the Office of Fellowships and Awards: or 206.543.7152.