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.

Western Union Foundation Family Scholarship Program

  • Awards up to $5,000 per family
  • Scholarship Program helping immigrant/migrant students through education with two family members receiving a scholarship to help achieve education.
  • Applicants must have been in the United States for seven years or less. Both applicants must have been born outside of the United States. Both applicants must be living in the United States currently.
  • Deadline: May 23, 2015

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

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