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Upcoming UWRA Scholarship & Fellowship deadlines

A reminder that application deadlines are coming right up:

-Applications for the UWRA Scholarship in Aging must be submitted by January 19. The form can be both found and submitted here: This scholarship is open to undergraduate, graduate and professional students at any UW campus

-Applications for the UWRA Fellowship in Aging must be submitted by February 1. Find requirements here: The fellowship is open only to students in the Graduate School.


Cathy Randolph

Associate Director UWRA | UW Retiree Relations

B80 Gerberding Hall

Box 351277 | Seattle WA 98195-1277

Phone: 206-543-8600


UWRA Scholarship poster 17-18.pdf


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FLAS Fellowship Application Due 01/31/2018

Did you know that there are approximately 140 FLAS fellowships per year for UW students?

Interested in studying a foreign language and learning about different cultures? FLAS Fellowships award $7,500-$33,000 to UW students studying foreign languages.

(Available to current and incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional UW students who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents).

Applications now open! Due January 31, 2018 at 5 PM PST.
For more information and to apply, visit

Th Jan 11, 10-2 (FLAS Table), Study Abroad Fair, HUB Ballroom

Th Jan 11, 10:30-11 AM, 2:30-3 PM, ‘Funding Your Study Abroad Program,’ HUB 214

Wed Jan 17, 3:30-4:30 PST Web Chat (see website for access instructions)

Tu Jan 23, 2:30-3:30 PST Web Chat (see website for access instructions)

Th Jan 25, 2-5:30 PM (FLAS Table), Scholarships Fair, Mary Gates Hall Commons

Th Jan 25, 2:30-3 PM ‘Last-minute tips for FLAS Applicants,’ Mary Gates Hall 171

Questions? Contact Robyn Davis at

Robyn Davis
Director of Fellowships
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies Thomson Hall, Room 126 Box 353650 University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195 USA
Tel: 206-616-8679

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Environmental Fellows Program-Apply Now for Summer 2018!

The Environmental Fellows Program is a summer fellowship program for masters and doctoral students that seeks to place students traditionally underrepresented in the environmental field and those committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in summer fellowships with environmental foundations and their grantees.

Application OPEN. Deadline to apply is February 7, 2018

The Environmental Fellows Program involves:

  • A 13-week paid fellowship at either an environmental grantmaking foundation, or at one of their grantees. Past placement sites include: Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment; Earthjustice; Toxics Action Center, New England Grassroots Environment Fund, and many more!
  • Fellows will receive a stipend of $10,000 plus a travel allowance.
  • Last year’s cohort worked on a wide variety of issues: environmental health, clean energy, marine conservation, transit solutions, energy justice, to name just a few!
  • Fellowship placement sites are available in a range of places included but not limited to: New York City, Boston/New England region, San Francisco, Ann Arbor, MI, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Fellows receive training in: diversity, equity, and inclusion; institutional culture; and professional development.


For more information and to apply please visit

If you have questions about the Environmental Fellows Program please feel free to contact Molly Lutton at seas-efpoffice or734-936-0900.

Thank you for your interest, we look forward to hearing from you!

Dorceta Taylor, Program Director
Molly Lutton, Program Manager

EFP Flyer 2018.pdf

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2019 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship and 2018 Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship now open!

2019 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship and 2018 Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship now open!

Apply for the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Washington Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2019 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.

The program, which is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program, enables fellows to work for one year on congressional staff or in a federal agency, where they study, implement, and even create marine policy. 12 congressional positions and 40 or more agency positions are available each year.

Applications are due to Washington Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m., February 23, 2018. Before applying, please contact



Apply for the Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship

Washington Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2018 Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship.

This two-year program provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy. Fellows are matched with state coastal resource agencies and nonprofit organizations to work on projects proposed by the hosts and selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management.

Applications are due to Washington Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m., January 19, 2018. Before applying, please contact


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2018 Bonderman Fellowship – Final info session!

This is a reminder that the final information session for the 2018 Bonderman Fellowship is this Thursday, 1/4, 4:30-5:30 pm in the Allen Auditorium, Allen Library, and we hope to see you there!

Additionally, the application deadline is next MONDAY, January 8, 2018, 12 noon (PST).

This fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad. Up to eight graduate and eight undergraduate Bonderman Fellowships will be awarded in spring 2018. Each Fellowship carries a $23,000 award to be used only for extended solo international travel. Fellows may not conduct research, pursue an academic project, or participate in a formal program or organization.

Bonderman Fellows will undertake international travel on their own for eight months, to six or more countries in two or more major regions of the world. Through solo travel the Fellows will focus on exploration and discovery, learning about the world and themselves in it.

Please see for more information about eligibility requirements and to access the application.

Best regards,

The University Honors Program, Undergraduate Academic Affairs The Office of Fellowships and Awards, The Graduate School


Associate Director of Academic Services

UW Honors Program

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Box 352800

Mary Gates Hall 211 / Seattle, WA 98195-2800

206.221.6131 / fax 206.543.6469 / /

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Future Forests PhD Fellowship at University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia Faculty of Forestry’s Future Forests Fellowship ( aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by
supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies.

Value: $70,000 CAD annually for up to four years. The fellowship is intended to cover all expenses incurred in the preparation and conduct of research.

Applicants must intend to undertake doctoral research in one of the areas of excellence for the Faculty of Forestry (which include Conservation; see link for others). The
research must be conducted, at least in part, in British Columbia, and should result in an outcome which has practical application in BC.

In order to be considered for the Fellowship, a complete PhD program application (September 2018 intake) must also be submitted. Closing Deadline: The FFF and PhD applications,
plus all required supporting documentation, must be submitted by 4pm PST, Friday, November 24, 2017. The award recipient announcement will be made in January 2018.

Further details at

A. Cole Burton Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Wildlife Conservation
Department of Forest Resources Management
University of British Columbia
2215 – 2424 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4 Canada
Office 604 822 1283 | Cell 778 676 4428 |

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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop

The College of Engineering is hosting an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship workshop. If you are planning to continue on to a graduate program in a science or engineering discipline, you may be interested in applying for this fellowship. We invite you to attend this workshop to learn more about this process and how to put together a competitive application.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop

Friday, September 29

1-2:30 pm

Conference Room 303, Electrical Engineering Building


Attendees at the workshop will hear from a recent NSF GRF faculty panelist as well as from graduate students in the College of Engineering who have recently received the fellowship. This fellowship program provides recipients with a three-year stipend and education allowance, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research.


Please feel free to contact Mike Engh with any questions about this event.

Engineering International Programs Manager
Program Operations Specialist, Academic Affairs

College of Engineering, University of Washington
368 Loew Hall  Box 352180
Seattle, WA, USA 98195-2180
206.685.3714  /


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Future Foreign Service Officers: Rangel Fellowship opening in June


The time to apply for the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship program is this summer for rising seniors and those seeking to begin graduate study in Fall 2018. The fellowship provides up to $47,500 annually for two years. The application will likely open in mid-June and close in mid-September. I’ve included a brief summary of the fellowship including eligibility information below. Our office is open all summer and we are happy to talk with students about this fellowship and support their applications. You can read more about the program online at

*As an additional note, UW’s own Hamda Yusuf (class of 2016) was named a 2016 Rangel Fellow and is set to begin her graduate studies this coming autumn. You’ll find her picture and can read a little bit about her study plans on our website at



· The Rangel Program plans awards approximately 30 fellowships of up to $47,500 annually towards tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees for completion of two-year master’s degrees. At the conclusion of two years of study, the Rangel Fellow is expected to have obtained a degree in international affairs or another area of relevance to the work of the Foreign Service at a graduate or professional school approved by the Rangel Program. Awardees are expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 throughout their period of study.

Additional award benefits:

· Two summer internships (Capitol Hill and Overseas at U.S. Embassies): Fellows will participate in two internships. The first, an internship working on international issues for Members of Congress in Washington, D.C., will occur in the summer after being selected and before the first year of graduate study. The second will be an overseas internship in a U. S. Embassy that takes place during the summer between the first and second years of graduate study.

· Mentoring: Each Fellow will receive mentoring from a Foreign Service Officer throughout the duration of the fellowship as well as during his/her early employment at the State Department


· Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

· Applicants must be seeking admission to enter graduate school in the fall of 2018 for a two-year program at a U.S. university in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service. They can be in their senior year of their undergraduate studies, graduating by June 2018, or they can be college graduates.

· Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.


· The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowship & Awards is open during the summer! Contact scholarq to set up an appointment. We’re happy to work via skype if you have travel plans this summer.


* Students, you can schedule scholarship advising appointments using Google Calendar. Follow the link,, and choose a time that works for you!

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Last Call: Learn More About Fully Funded Graduate Study at Stanford


The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards has a unique opportunity to learn about a fellowship program that funds graduate study at Stanford on Monday, April 10th at 7pm in Johnson Hall 102. The fellowship is open to students from all academic backgrounds and is open to citizens of all countries.

The program funds any graduate program at Stanford for up to 3 years of study.

Students can register to attend here:

Hope to see you there!



UW Info Session Flyer Apr 2017.pdf

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Job Opening with Pinchot Institute for Conservation

Online job posting here:

Position Title: Fellow – Carbon management, incentives, and markets

Position Description: Pinchot Institute Fellows collaborate with other researchers and policy specialists within and outside the Pinchot Institute to identify, develop, and test
new policies and business models for solving the complex conservation challenges of the 21st century. The Pinchot Institute is currently seeking a Fellow to work with our Western
Regional Office to coordinate a regional partnership deploying technical and financial assistance to family forest owners in Western Oregon and Washington focused on facilitating access to ecosystem markets.

Roles and responsibilities of this fellowship will include:

  • Targeted outreach to family forest owners
  • Providing consultations to forest owners to complete initial assessments of forestland carbon storage and offset potential
  • Assisting Institute staff and contractors in scheduling and completing forest carbon inventories with candidate landowners
  • Working with agencies to facilitate the strategic allocation of Federal conservation funding to priority landowners
  • Assisting technical service providers consulting directly with family forest owners to complete forest management plans that incorporate carbon management
  • Planning and coordinating planning calls and meetings with partner organizations
  • Participating in regional and national policy networks focused on forest carbon management, markets, and incentives * Monitoring and reporting programmatic accomplishments

Desired Qualifications: Seeking applicants with outstanding academic records, excellent organizational and time management skills, advanced interpersonal communication
abilities, a background in field work, and the ability to write and speak clearly and concisely. Experience in providing conservation assistance to landowners is highly desired
as is an understanding of family forest management and ownership concerns. Field experience in forestry or related disciplines and a background in GIS are desired. Knowledge of cost-share programs and forest carbon offset protocols for improved forest management are a plus. Candidates should have a master’s degree in forestry, natural resources or environmental management, or a related field.

Compensation and benefits: Fellowships are a one-year appointment renewable after a year. Salary is competitive. Benefits include a collegial working environment, 10 days of
annual leave, federal holidays, family medical leave, health insurance, and other benefits.

Application details: Please send a cover letter describing your background and interest in the Fellowship, along with a current resume, writing sample, and the names of three
references (please include email addresses and telephone numbers) to

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FLAS Fellowship Announcement

Interested in studying a foreign language and learning about different cultures? FLAS Fellowships award $7,500-$33,000 to UW students studying foreign languages!

(Available to current and incoming undergraduate, graduate and professional UW students who are U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents).

For more information, including a list of upcoming information sessions, visit

Questions? Contact Robyn Davis at

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Call for Applications for Graduate Fellow position/Scholars Strategy Network

This is an opportunity to work on behalf of the Scholar’s Strategy Northwest. The Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) is a nationwide collection of university-based scholars – mostly social scientists – who want to reach out with their research and ideas to policymakers, citizens’ groups, and journalists at the national and state levels. Many of us already do this individually, but SSN has the resources and connections to develop and deepen these connections. You can find more information about the network here: and in the attached membership description and brochure.

With hundreds of scholars around the country already on board, SSN is rapidly expanding. Northwest SSN is a regional network node based in Seattle housed here at the University of Washington. Over the past, we’ve organized events that brought together scholars such as Theda Skocpol, Leslie McCall, Matt Desmond and Chris Uggen with local advocates, policymakers, and journalists. This year we plan to continue to disseminate research findings from local scholars to a wider audience and to facilitate chapter organizing on state budget and tax issues, including the possible production of a report that will document the adverse effects of Washington State’s regressive tax system and underfunding in key policy areas.

As a regional network node, we have the opportunity to name an SSN Graduate Fellow who will help coordinate this effort. The Fellow will receive a $2000 honorarium, in two installments (January and June). Fellows will turn over from one year to the next; they cannot be reappointed.

SSN is currently seeking applications for this position and is especially interested in candidates who have some familiarity with tax policy and the Washington State tax system specifically. If appointed SSN Graduate Fellow, you would become a member of SSN, participate in upcoming SSN events and projects, and assist us as we plan and publicize SSN events, organize chapter initiatives, and in the production of the report. To be eligible for the position, you must have presented your research at an academic conference, completed your Master’s thesis, or published a peer-reviewed article.

To complete an application, please fill out the attached member profile template and send it to us via email along with an idea for your first draft brief. (We will provide plenty of assistance in the drafting of the actual brief). These briefs constitute the core requirement to be an SSN member. We’ve attached an example; please notice the plain English writing style. Many more examples are available here:

SSN is happy to answer any other questions you might have about becoming an SSN Graduate Fellow. Applications are needed back rather quickly – the deadline is August 31.

Please see attached documents for an SSN member profile template and some tips on how to write an SSN brief.
2. SSN Member Profile Template.docx
3. How to Write a Two Page SSN Brief.pdf

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2017 Delta Science Fellows Program

This fellowship, offered by the Delta Science Program and California Sea Grant, is for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars working on scientific research projects related to the California Delta. Learn more about the program and how to apply here:

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Undergraduate Research Scholarships & Information Sessions

WRF Fellowships & Levinson Awards Research Funding Application & Info Sessions

The application is now open for WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards! – Apply by August 22
These two opportunities share a common application and you are welcome to apply to one or both for 2016-17 funding.

Join us for an info session for on these funding opportunities: Thursday, July 7, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, July 12, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Register for an info session here:


Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. WRFFs target undergraduates who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge.
As WRF Fellows, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding to support their research in these disciplines, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference.


Levinson Emerging Scholars awards support talented and highly motivated UW juniors and seniors in a variety of fields who want to pursue creative and advanced bioscience and related research under the guidance of UW faculty. Levinson scholarships target applicants who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge
As Levinson Emerging Scholars, selected outstanding UW undergraduates will receive funding based on their budget proposal to support their bioscience and related research, including funding to present their findings at a professional conference.

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Fellowship Announcement

Three Ph.D. fellowships are available starting no later than Fall 2017 at Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia. Research will concentrate on forest economics, management, and planning. Students will be responsible for organizing and analyzing data, preparing technical reports, presenting research findings at professional conferences, and drafting peer-reviewed publications. Students also will serve as teaching assistants for related classes at Warnell School and/or Terry College of Business. General information about these fellowships can be found at

See the attached flier for more information: Warnell GRA announcement NNF – 2016.pdf

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Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship

The Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship (formerly the Sterling and Gene Munro Public Service Fellowship) encourages a life-long commitment to public service by providing outstanding undergraduates with the opportunity to explore their potential through service and leadership in the community.

Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows are selected based on the strength of a public service project proposed in collaboration with a public sector (non-profit or governmental) organization.

Selection of Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows

In 2016, we are piloting a summer intensive Jackson Munro experience with students funded to engage in a public service project between June 20-August 19th. 

Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows are selected for a summer intensive experience based on three primary factors:

  • An established partnership with a non-profit or public sector organization
  • A collaboratively thought out plan for a summer intensive project that will benefit the partnering organization while increasing student skills and learning
  • An articulation of how the work of the Fellow will contribute to their development as a public servant and leader

Made possible through the support of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, the Fellowship is named for late Senator Henry M. “Scoop” Jackson and S. Sterling Munro, Jr., the former top aide to Senator Jackson and Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration.


Award amounts range from $3,000-$4,000, depending on the number of fellows selected.

In addition to a monetary award, Jackson Munro Fellows are also supported through workshops throughout the summer. In addition, Jackson Munro Fellows receive individualized coaching about their community involvement by staff in the Carlson Center.


  • Active engagement in your Fellowship Project during summer quarter, 2016
  • Enrollment in summer quarter courses and/or enrollment in spring AND autumn, 2016 courses at the University of Washington
  • Willing to schedule and complete a site visit to your organization with a Carlson Center staff member
  • Available to present on your fellowship and associated learning at an event the week of August 8-12 (date and time TBD)

Deadline to Apply:
Applications for the 2016 Summer Intensive Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship are due by Monday, May 9th at 11:59 pm

Application Instructions:

The online application can be accessed via this link. 

Learn more about the history of the Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship (formerly the Sterling and Gene Munro Public Service Fellowship) 

Questions? Email Rachel Vaughn, director, Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center,

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Global Opportunities Spring Quarter Scholarships & Opportunities

Exciting opportunities for students:

· For UW undergrads majoring in Social Sciences & Humanities, studying abroad this summer or fall, the Fritz scholarship application is due April 10

· For Pell or State Need grant Washington state resident undergrads who plan to study abroad this summer or fall the GO! scholarship application is due April 17

· For Washington state resident students majoring in stem STEM and studying abroad on exchange next school year, the STEMxChange scholarship application is due April 17

· For Washington state residents who have some financial need and think they may want to study abroad for a semester or academic year on an exchange during their undergraduate time at UW, the Plan2GO scholarship application is due May 15

· Essay and application support workshops & sessions. Check online for details.


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Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Idaho

The College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho seeks recent PhDs in forest economics or natural resource policy to participate in modeling and analysis in the areas of forest management, forest product markets, and forest governance. The fellow will contribute to research that complements the work of the Policy Analysis Group (; collaborate in an interdisciplinary setting with other social science and biophysical faculty; and develop new research directions in forest economics and/or policy analysis that focuses on the contribution of the forest products industry to the regional economy, forest carbon sequestration and markets, policies affecting the forest products industry, public land management policy and governance, or wildfire management. We seek individuals who are motivated to develop an outstanding program of research, thrive in a team environment, and will take a leadership role in all aspects of project design, implementation, and analysis. The fellow will also provide expertise to collaborators, scientists, and stakeholders by participating in the design and delivery of publications, workshops, and related outreach activities as necessary.

Pay range: $45,000 – $55,000 depending on experience.

Application deadline:  Open until filled

For more information and to apply, please visit:

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Announcing WSG Science Communications Fellowship

Now accepting applications 

Washington Sea Grant
Science Communications Fellowship
Spring – Summer 2016 
Washington Sea Grant will offer a paid, two-quarter (24 weeks) communications fellowship that enables students to build portfolios and gain recognition as science writers and communicators.
Fellows are given opportunities to share their marine knowledge with WSG’s diverse audiences and may write features for Sea Star newsletter, work with the media and manage media lists, write for social media or develop video projects to connect people with marine science that matters.
Graduate and upper-level undergraduate students in any field from Washington universities and colleges may apply. Applicants must demonstrate strong writing skills, a good general grounding in the sciences, and a special interest in marine science, education or policy.
Fellowship dates: April 18 – September 15, 2016
Application deadline — April 1, 2016 

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Scholarships & Fellowships Update

Look here to find the latest scholarship and fellowship information, brought to you by the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards.

Scholarships Update – March.April.2016

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