Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

Upcoming Merit Scholarships

Check this page often for news about upcoming merit scholarships. Deadlines are usually posted at least a month in advance to give you plenty of time to prepare your application. The below list of scholarships are just a sample of upcoming scholarships. Please look in the UW scholarship database for a much more extensive list.

PSBJs Women of Influence - Lytle Enterprises Scholarship

  • Women who show exemplary leadership and achievement in the field of Business (MBA graduate students).
  • Between 1-3 scholarships in the amount of $1,000-$7,500
  • Must create free profile on washboard.org and search for scholarship by name
  • Deadline: March 26, 2015

HR Software Insight

  • Essay on the future of HR, focusing on how technology will continue to impact and change how companies recruit, hire, develop, and evaluate their employees.
  • Must be a US resident
  • Deadline: March 31, 2015

Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students

  • $1,000 scholarship will be awarded
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • A 250-350 word essay explaining how you plan to use computer science in your career.
  • Deadline: March 31, 2015

UWB General Scholarship

  • General Scholarship Application for 2015-2016 academic year is available now.
  • Deadline: April 3, 2015

Abe Osheroff and Gunnel Clark Endowed Human Rights Fund for Students

  • Up to $4,000 fund to support undergraduate and graduate students to support human rights projects that promote social change through direct action.
  • All hands-on human rights projects aiming to achieve real-world impact — in other words, to improve human rights — are eligible, whether the work is to be carried out in the United States or elsewhere in the world.
  • Deadline: April 3, 2015

Pelican Water’s College Scholarship Program

  • 3 Awards: $1,500; $1000; $500
  • Minimum GPA 3.5 & Essay: water conservation
  • Deadline April 17, 2015

The Law Offices of Joshua L. Goldstein, P.C

  • Be either a U.S.-born student whose parents are both from another country, or a foreign-born student who immigrated to the United States
  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school
  • Submit an original 450-word essay detailing why you or your parents immigrated to the United States and the challenges you or your family have had to overcome as a result.
  • Award: $1,000
  • Deadline: May 1, 2015

Other Resources

For a more comprehensive, chronological listing of scholarships, check out one of the following: