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Call for Applications: The Christen J. Grorud Endowed Memorial Fellowship

April 28, 2018

The application period for the 2018 Christen J. Grorud Endowed Memorial Fellowship is now open! The Fellowship provides broad-based direct financial support to graduate students in good standing studying Southeast Asia at the University of Washington.


  • Current or admitted graduate students at the University of Washington
  • The applicant does not need to be U.S. citizen but must be enrolled as a UW student.
  • The award will be disbursed in equal installments of $1333 over the academic year, beginning fall quarter. The awardee must be in residence to receive funding.
  • It is the donor’s preference that the recipient have a focus on the study of Indonesia, though the award is open to students who study any area of Southeast Asia.

Application materials

  • Your resume or CV with full contact information (address, email, and phone number)
  • 1-2 page statement of graduate research activities and plans for the 2018-19 school year. Please also include the name and email address of one referee, preferably your graduate advisor
  • Unofficial transcript

Send inquiries and application submissions to