Spring is local scholarship season and there are several upcoming scholarship deadlines for students to be considering. Our office is also hosting a plethora of scholarship-related workshops and information sessions for students gearing up for the coming onslaught of post-grad and grad school scholarships and admission season.
Examples of Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines: (find more in our database)
— UW Women’s Center Meena Vashee Scholarship is awarded to one individual each year who is a survivor of domestic violence or the child of a survivor. You must be a UW undergraduate student to apply. The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $2000. The 2018/2019 scholarship application is now available Apply by April 21!
— UW’s Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards an average of $100,000 or more a year to students and faculty at the University of Washington. Annual scholarships and fellowships support students passionate about the study of labor and labor activism, while the Best Paper Prize honors quality scholarship on labor issues produced by students. Apply by April 23!
— Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation annually provides over $40,000 in total scholarships each year to rising and current UW sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students based on their demonstration of Mortar Board’s ideals of exceptional scholarship, leadership, and service on campus and in the community. Apply by April 23!
— Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award recognizes individual students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to public service, provided outstanding leadership in the community, and who are committed to continued creative civic participation. The Carlson Student Leadership Award recipient will receive a cash award of $2500 and be honored at the Spring Celebration of Service & Leadership on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Apply by April 30!
— Apply for UW nomination for scholarships supporting graduate studies and research at universities in the UK & Ireland: Churchill Scholarship, Marshall Scholarship, Mitchell Scholarship,Rhodes Scholarship and Gates Cambridge Scholarship. For Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell and Rhodes Scholarships, applicants must be nominated by their universities to apply. UW asks its interested students to apply for nomination for any one or all of these scholarships through a single campus application. Learn more about each of these scholarships at the links above. Apply for UW nomination by May 6!
Upcoming Scholarship Information Sessions & Workshops
Get a head start on grad school & scholarship application season with these sessions:
— CV Writing Workshop: Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171. RSVP to attend
— Getting Stellar Recommendation Letters: Monday, Apr 23, 2018, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171. RSVP to attend
— Personal Statement Writing Workshop: Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171. RSVP to attend
Current Juniors, Seniors, grad students & Alumni:
— Global, Gap & Grad Study Fellowships: RSVP to attend
Monday, May 7, 2018, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Ethnic Cultural Center room 208
Friday, May 11, 2018, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171
Current Freshmen & Sophomores:
— Gear up for year 2 or 3 Scholarships: RSVP to attend
Friday, Apr 20, 2018, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171
Friday, May 4, 2018, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171
Fulbright US Student Program Information Sessions:
— Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018, 12:30-1:30 p.m., ONLINE. Register to attend.
— Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171. RSVP
— Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m., ONLINE. Register to attend.
— Thursday, May 10, 2018, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulbright App Workshop for Research/ Study Grants, Mary Gates Hall 171. RSVP
— Monday, May 14, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m., ONLINE. Register to attend.
— Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulbright App Workshop for English Teaching Assistants, Mary Gates Hall 171. RSVP
Luce Scholars Program Information Sessions: RSVP
· Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Allen Library (ALB)
· Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Mary Gates Hall 171
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship & Hertz Foundation Fellowship Information Sessions: RSVP
· Thursday, May 24, 2018, 4:30-6pm, MGH 171
· Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 12:30-2pm, MGH 171
Learn more about the sessions we’re offering and get additional resources at http://expd.uw.edu/scholarships/.