Definitions for "Fellowships"
Grants-in-aid and trainee stipends to graduate students . Excludes funds for which services to the institution must be rendered, such as payments for teaching. Excludes loans.
At the University of Washington, graduate fellowships and traineeships are merit-based awards to pursue research. Each fellowship and traineeship will have its own set of guidelines and restrictions, usually set by the funding agency.
Programs that award stipends to individuals for tuition, travel, books and other costs of research and study.