May 18, 2022


Applications are now open for the GSEE Foundry 10 Summer Support Fund. Eligible students will apply directly for this award via the MyGrad Program. Please share widely. Full details below: 

The GSEE Foundry 10 Summer Support Fund is a one-time award to provide financial assistance over summer quarter(s) to UW underrepresented doctoral students who have a demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ). GSEE appreciates our community alumni who has helped make this award possible.  

The Foundry 10 Summer Support Fund award is a one-time award of $2,500 -$5,200 that can be used to aid doctoral students’ project engagement, research, or studies during Summer Quarter 2022.  

Application Deadline: Sunday, May 22, 2022, at 11:59 pm PT.  


  • Underrepresented doctoral candidates planning to defend during academic year 2022-23 that do not have summer funding  

  • Underrepresented doctoral candidates actively working on a project, research, dissertation, or defense planning during summer 2022   

  • Underrepresented doctoral candidates enrolled at the University of Washington for Summer 2022 and/or Autumn 2022  

  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice  


To be considered for this fellowship, ALL of the following materials must be submitted via the MyGrad Program (Request a Graduate School award).  

  1. Personal Statement (not to exceed 2 pages, double-spaced, 12-pt font). The statement should address the following:  

    1. How you are working to bring DEIJ principles to your field through your service, research, and/or paid employment.  

    2. Your personal and professional goals and the ways in which your graduate education will enable you to sustain your relationship with underrepresented communities.  

    3. Describe the project, research, dissertation, or defense that you will be working to complete during summer 2022.  

    4. How this award would impact your graduate education and summer quarter(s).  

  2. Resume or Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae (not to exceed 2 pages)  


For questions regarding the GSEE Foundry 10 Summer Support Fund, please contact GSEE at or 206.543.9016.