Mary Gates Endowment for Students $5000 Scholarship Info Session–Scholarship Friday!

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students will host an information sessions this week about how you can earn up to $5,000 this year if you conduct leadership, research, or innovation activities.  Not sure what each of these activities are?  Wondering if your project qualifies?  Come to an info session and find out!

 

Date/time: Friday, April 27 at 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Location: Mary Gates Hall 171

 

All UW students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree are eligible; there are no restrictions for class year, residency status, major, or home campus.  Another round of applications will be accepted in Fall quarter 2018, but it’s good to start planning now! 

 

Begin the online application and learn more on our website at: http://expd.uw.edu/mge/apply/

 

Email mgates@uw.edu with any questions.

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Upcoming scholarship deadlines and workshops

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/.

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Submit your ideas for resilience and compassion initiative seed grants by April 30!

New funding supports activities, programming, research and projects that build connection and community


 

Our world can feel disconnected and polarized, which makes compassion, kindness and gratitude crucial: to find deeper meaning in our daily lives, to help us forge connections across differences, to develop creative solutions to the challenges we face as individuals and as a community.

What would compassion-in-action look like to you?

What are your creative ideas for cultivating compassion, kindness and gratitude toward ourselves and others here at the UW?

APPLY NOW FOR THE Resilience and Compassion Seed Grants, presented by the UW Resilience Lab.

  • Supporting activities, programming, research, and/or projects that build connection and community
  • Current UW faculty, staff and students are eligible to apply
  • Applications will be accepted from March 15–April 30, 2018
  • Award amounts will range from $500 to $3,000

Please spread the word about this exciting opportunity by sharing this message with your colleagues and classmates!

 


APPLY

Student Leadership Award, Apply today!

Have you made a positive impact in your community? Apply for the Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award!

 

The UW’s Carlson Center is currently accepting applications for the Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award.  Named for one of Seattle’s foremost civic leaders, the 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 $2500 and be honored at the Spring Celebration of Service & Leadership on May 23.

 

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

 

In order to be eligible for the Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award, candidates must be enrolled as a junior or senior at the University of Washington during the current academic year and working toward their first baccalaureate degree. The Award is open to students from all three University of Washington campuses.

Applications will be assessed on the extent to which a students’ conception and practice of civic leadership embodies the values of Social Responsibility, Commitment, Leadership, Creativity, and Collaboration.

Deadline and Application Instructions

The application deadline for the 2018 Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award is Monday, April 30 at 11:59PM. Detailed application instructions, along with the application assessment rubric and interview logistics can be found on the Carlson Center website. Please direct any questions about this award to Kathryn at engage@uw.edu.

 

Harry Bridges Center Undergraduate Scholarships

For students interested in labor, human rights, and social justice, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies offers 5 different scholarships for undergraduate students (who must be enrolled for Autumn Quarter of the upcoming academic year):

 

Deadline to apply is Monday, April 23rd 2018

 

The Martin and Anne Jugum Scholarship annually awards $5,500 to an undergrad student who exhibits a commitment to labor research or involvement with the labor movement.

 

The Gundlach Scholarship provides $5,500 in financial support to an undergraduate or graduate student who exhibits a strong commitment to Labor Studies.

 

The Samuel B. Bassett Scholarship established to memorialize long-time Seattle labor lawyer Samuel B. Bassett, this scholarship awards $5,500 to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in labor relations.

 

The Labor and Employment Relations Association Scholarship provides $1,000 for students, graduate or undergraduate, who are committed to pursuing a profession in labor and/or labor management.

 

Silme Domingo & Gene Viernes Scholarship in Labor Studies  provides $5,500 in financial support to either graduate students, or entering freshmen or transfer students to the University of Washington who are committed to the principles of justice and equality and have demonstrated financial need.

 

Best Paper Prize in Labor Studies recognizes the best undergraduate and graduate papers written on a labor-related topic with a prize of $500. Papers may focus on any dimension of United States or international labor, including class relations, social conditions, working-class culture or politics, work and gender, work and race/ethnicity, unions, and comparative labor relations.

 

For further information on requirements or eligibility, check out our scholarship and prizes page or Contact the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies at hbcls@uw.edu or (206) 543-7946. You may also visit the Bridges Center office on the UW Seattle campus in Smith Hall, room M266, located on the mezzanine level between the second and third floors.

CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholarship ($5000+course credit)

The next CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholarship ($5,000+course credit) Info Sessions will be held at 12:30PM – 1:30PM, Thursday 3/29 and Friday 3/30 in Mary Gates Hall Room 171.

 

The CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship Program is now accepting applications (apply here)!  Students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led start-up companies, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications.  Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company.

 

This year, we offer nine different paid internships, across a broad spectrum of bilingual learning and translation, early childhood education, medical device, public health, engineering, natural sciences, and more. Students with backgrounds in art, Spanish, biology, botany, business, chemistry, civil & environmental engineering, computer science & engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, microbiology, linguistics, neuroscience, physics, public health, psychology, speech & hearing sciences, statistics, visual communications, web design and more should apply.

 

WHAT: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholars

WHEN: Summer 2018 (June 18 – August 17)

EARN: $5,000 and course credit

DEADLINE: Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11:59pm

APPLY ONLINE!

 

Students from all three campuses are invited to apply.  All internships will be at/near the Seattle campus.  Only degree-seeking UW undergraduate students are eligible (students graduating in Summer 2018 or later are eligible; Winter or Spring quarter graduates are not eligible).  This program is made possible by CoMotion and the Mary Gates Endowment for Students.

 

Please send questions specific to the CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation internship program to Janice North at jlnorth@uw.edu. General question regarding Mary Gates Scholarships should be directed to mgates@uw.edu.

 

Scholarships available from UW Classes of 1954, 1957, 1962 and Mortar Board Alumni!

UW alumni provide scholarships to current UW students through many different scholarship programs. Four of these alumni scholarship programs are open for application now with deadlines in April! Eligibility requirements do vary among them, but all four are open to undergraduate students in all fields, and US citizenship is not required for any of them! The Mortar Board Alumni Scholarship is also open to graduate students. For the Class of 1954, 1957 and 1962 Scholarships, award amounts range from $1,000-$2,000. Attached are flyers for posting where possible.

 

  • UW Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to current undergraduate students at UW (all years; graduating seniors are not eligible unless they intend to enroll as full-time students in at least summer or fall quarter 2018). Students eligible to receive support from this endowment must be Washington State residents with demonstrated academic merit, leadership and service. The members of the University of Washington Class of 1962 wish to target support to students who may not qualify for financial aid but for whom the cost of attending the University poses significant financial challenges and must take out student loans and work full- or part-time to support their education. Get additional details and access the online application at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/1962. Deadline – April 11. For questions, please contact: UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, scholarq@uw.edu.

 

  • UW Class of 1957 Scholars Award is sponsored by the UW Alumni Class of 1957 to provide scholarship support to outstanding undergraduate students at UW who demonstrate high academic merit and financial need. The scholarship is open to current sophomores, juniors and seniors (graduating seniors are not eligible unless they are intend to enroll as a full-time student summer or fall quarter 2018). Applicants may demonstrate academic merit through involvement in experiential learning activities relevant to their academic, career and/or professional goals.  Appropriate activities can be research, internships, study abroad or other experiential learning activities. Get details and apply at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/1957.

    Deadline – April 11. For questions, please contact: UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, scholarq@uw.edu.

 

  • UW Class of 1954 Achievement Scholarship will be awarded to outstanding students at UW who, by their achievements and goals, enrich society and themselves.  Scholarships are awarded to current UW juniors and seniors (graduating seniors are eligible if enrolled full time in spring 2018). The 1954 Reunion Committee offers several examples of they mean by “enriching society and themselves.” Examples of enriching activities might include study abroad, research, studying or working in service to communities (arranging such experiences with a partner agency/organization is a plus). Funding may be used to support activities engaged in during the Summer of 2018. Learn more and apply at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/1954.

    Deadline – April 11
    . For questions, please contact: UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, scholarq@uw.edu.

 

  • Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation is now accepting applications from outstanding University of Washington students for the 2018-2019 Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation scholarships. The Foundation awards over $40,000 in total scholarships at the UW each year. Applicants are encouraged from all UW academic levels and from all fields of study, including those students who have not yet declared a major.  If you will be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student throughout the 2018-2019 academic year at UW (all campuses), consider applying! Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation annually provides scholarships to UW students based on their demonstration of Mortar Board’s ideals of exceptional scholarship, leadership, and service on campus and in the community. Learn more about applying at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/mortar.

    Deadline: April 23.
    For questions, please contact: Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation Scholarship Committee, toloscholars@gmail.com.

 

For additional scholarship opportunities, please visit:

https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships

 


 

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