ECE Advising Blog

August 31, 2022

Nominate an exceptional engineer for a Diamond Award – due 10/14

The Diamond Awards honor outstanding alumni and friends of the College of Engineering who have made significant contributions to the field of engineering. If you know of a graduate who deserves recognition, we want to hear from you! Nomination categories have been updated to reflect the priorities of the College’s strategic plan; nominations are being accepted for…

International Student Panel: Fellowships for Graduate Study – 11/2, 5:30 p.m.

A panel of international student awardees will discuss their experiences applying for fellowships and scholarships for graduate study. The panel will be most useful to non-US citizen students seeking funding for 2023-24 or later. Register here to attend this online session > []

How to Find Funding for Graduate Study – 10/11, 5:00 p.m.

This online information session will answer questions such as: How should I fund my Master’s/Ph.D. study and research? Where should I look for funding? When should I apply? Register here to attend > []

Peer Review Online Workshop: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship – 10/6, 4:30 p.m.

Looking for feedback on your NSF GRFP [] Personal Statement? Come to this online workshop with a draft of your personal statement to share and get feedback from current UW GRFP awardees.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans Online Info Session – 9/21, 12 p.m.

Paul and Daisy Soros provide thirty graduate fellowships annually of $90,000 to immigrants and children of immigrants who demonstrate the potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field. The virtual session will be hosted for UW by P.D. Soros Fellowship []staff and fellows. Register here to attend > []

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) Online Info Session – 9/14, 5:30 p.m.

The NSF GRFP [] is awarded to approximately 2,500 students in the U.S. per year for research-based graduate study in science, social science and engineering. The fellowship includes a $34,000 annual stipend and full cost of tuition and fees for 3 years. Open to U.S. citizens, nationals and permanent residents only. Register here to attend > []

Course Announcement: CSE 599 Computing for Conservation

Time: MW 3:00-4:20pm Instructor: Kurtis Heimerl <> TA: Matt Ziegler <> SLN: 13567 Introduction: Increasingly, wildlife conservancies and environmental institutions are experimenting with digital technologies for research, public outreach, tracking at-risk wildlife, designing mechanisms for sustainable systems, aggregating data to support management decisions, and encouraging the public to take political and personal actions. In this…

oSTEM: Happy Hour – 9/2, 5:30 p.m.

oSTEM at UW is excited to announce our next monthly Happy Hour, which will be next Friday, Sept. 2 at 5:30 pm at Optimism Brewing! Come find us at a table with rainbow flags. All students, faculty, and staff at UW are welcome to come!

The Center for Teaching and Learning: TA Program – September 15-19, 2022

ISS is hiring student workers! – apply by 9/30

ISS is hiring student workers to help out at our front desk! Please feel free to share this opportunity with students who might be interested in working in an ever-dynamic office on-campus.  We look forward to bringing in some amazing students to help us navigate the many questions we’re getting to our front desk!  Posting on…

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