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.

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: