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Earnings Type & Description


Earn Type informational pages are provided as a historical reference tool for eligibility and rate information. If you have questions on how pay is processed in Workday, please contact the Integrated Service Center (ISC) or call 206-543-8000

Earnings Type When Is It Used? Employment Type(s)/Limitations How Calculated / FTE / How Initiated



Monthly payment to a registered UW graduate student from a source that provides a stipend.

Stipends / Fellowships are payments other than wages. Not reported on W-2 and no taxes are withheld.

This earn type is not eligible for Graduate School Insurance (GSI) benefits. (Eligibility is based on payments of at least $800 per month for 5 out of 6 consecutive pay periods. See SWB if more than $800 per month.)



No limitations within designated employment types.

Fixed amount


Department - Stipend Appointment form UW 1319

Turn-around PAF automatically generated by UW payroll computer system.