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.

UW Success: Education and Empowerment for all DREAMers Scholarship

  • Award: $1,000-$5,000
  • The S.E.E.D Scholarship aims to positively acknowledge the contributions of undocumented students enrolled at the University of Washington. This award recognizes UW students for their academic excellence, involvement in the community and demonstrated leadership.
  • Deadline: May 1, 2015

Washington State Home and Community Educators Scholarship: Women in Transition Scholarship

  • 4 awards of $1,000
  • Women 25 yrs of age or older, financial need, Washington State resident
  • Have a definite plan to use the desired training to enter or re-enter the job market, to improve chances for advancement or to train for a new career field.
  • Deadline: May 1, 2015

Marcy Migdal Scholarship

  • 2 awards of $1,000
  • Current UW students in good academic standing--focus of scholarship: furthering social justice or providing access to education
  • Deadline: May 1, 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

The Cascade Restoration Services Scholarship Program

  • $1,000 scholarship with no specific major requirements- essay on your chosen profession.
  • Applicants must be US Citizens.
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Deadline: June 15, 2015

Global Health Scholarship

  • $3,000 merit-based scholarship
  • For nursing, public health or medicine students
  • Selection based on: GPA (min 3.2); Extra-curricular activities; Employment history
  • Deadline: July 15, 2015

Freedom of Speech Scholarship

  • 2 Awards: $1,000 scholarship with no specific major requirements.
  • Write a 500+ word essay on “Freedom of Speech makes America Great”
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Deadline: August 1, 2015

Greater Minds Scholarship

  • $1,000 scholarship with no specific major requirements (accepted or enrolled)
  • Have a minimum GPA of a 3.0
  • Have been affected by Medical Malpractice either personally or through a close relation
  • Deadline: August 15, 2015

Ignite AG Customer Advisory Board Scholarship

  • $1,000 scholarship
  • Current undergraduate or graduate Business student seeking to enter a marketing field focused around customer engagement or research.
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Deadline: October 1, 2015

Psychology Access Scholarship

  • $600 Annual Scholarship
  • Students pursuing a Bachelors or Master's degree specifically in the areas of Psychology, Counseling, Therapy or Social Work.
  • Minimum GPA 3.2
  • Essay: How do you think social media will change psychology over the next ten years?
  • Deadline: October 1, 2015

Asian Women In Business Scholarship

  • Demonstrated a leadership role in a community endeavor and/or a record of entrepreneurial achievement.
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Award: $2,500 plus an additional $2,500 (for a total of $5,000) may be awarded to applicants that have fulfilled the leadership requirements and can also demonstrate financial need.
  • Deadline: October 1, 2015

 

Other Resources

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