Welcome to the Graduate Studies Endowment Fund
The Graduate Studies Endowment Fund (GSEF) at the University of Waterloo was created by a graduate student referendum in 2001-2002 for the purpose of "funding an on-going commitment to enhance the learning, research, and overall experience of graduate students at the University."
- Oct. 16, 2023
Apply to be the Next GSEF Treasurer!
Do you have experience overseeing finances to inform internal decision-making processes and would like to support the graduate student experience at the University of Waterloo? If so, apply to be the next Treasurer!
- Apr. 17, 2023
Have an idea to enhance the academic or social experience for graduate students at UWaterloo? Submit an application for GSEF funding today! We have three funding streams available:
Award Type Requested Funding Amount Deadline(s) Small Project Up to and including $600
1st of each month (May - August)
- Apr. 17, 2023
GSEF is happy to annouce a renewed funding committment to the Graduate Professional Skills Foundations program! Led by the GSPA, the program is available for graduate studies interested in enhancing their career readiness. Visit the GSPA website for more information and how to sign up.
- Apr. 12, 2022
Written with support from Najeebuddin Mohammed
Over the Winter 2022 term, GSEF worked actively to increase student engagement, support student-led projects and initiatives, and direct funding to continue supporting graduate students across campus. The move to in-person learning in February provided a much-needed boost to student-led activities, which GSEF was happy to support. Continue reading to check out what we were up to over the last few months!
- Jan. 24, 2022
- Nov. 29, 2021
Over the Fall 2021 term, GSEF worked actively to increase student engagement, support student-led projects and initiatives, and direct funding to continue supporting graduate students across campus. Continue reading to check out what we were up to over the last few months!