Scholarships & Financial Aid

Undergraduate Funding

Graduate Funding

Opportunities for study outside the University of Washington are available through Fulbright grants, through the Alaska Native Language Center and through other grants and exchanges.

Hourly Appointments

Occasionally the department has hourly positions open for communications, administrative, and reader/grader positions. Pay depends on education, experience, and job duties. See the UW HR website for job profiles and the minimum rates for the City of Seattle. The department complies with all University and City of Seattle minimum rates. 

The following are the rates for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021:

  • Undergraduate student without previous experience performing that specific work $16.72/hour
  • Undergraduate student with experience performing that specific work $17-17.34/hour
  • Graduate student without experience performing that specific work $20/hour
  • Graduate student with experience performing that specific work $20.22-$20.63/hour