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.

Herschel and Caryl Roman Undergraduate Science Scholarship

  • Award $2,500 over 3 qtrs- (Fall, Winter & Spring)
  • Be a junior or senior who demonstrates an interest in genetic research
  • The awardee will participate in genetics research for at least ten hours per week and must continue to make satisfactory progress toward his or her degree.
  • International students are eligible
  • Deadline: June 1, 2015

Western Association of Food and Drug Officials J. Jos Campioni Scholarship

  • Award: $2,000
  • Starting junior or senior year the Fall 2015
  • Pursuing education in the career fields of environmental health, food science, drugs, pharmacology, cosmetics or medical devices.
  • A one-page essay detailing your interest and personal goals in the area of public health.
  • Deadline: June 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

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