Our events - information sessions, workshops and larger fairs where we host a table - are an opportunity to learn about specific scholarships, gain valuable application tips and get your questions answered by our advising staff.
Left: Student Scholarship Advisor Farah Shahin answers questions during an internship fair.
We hope to see you at an event this quarter!
Welcome Week Resource Fair
Wednesday, September 25, 11am-2pm, Library Codex
Stop by the Merit Scholarships table to meet us and learn about upcoming opportunities!
Upcoming Scholarships Information Session
Wednesday, October 2, 3:30-4:30pm, UW1-361
Are you concerned about funding for college or curious about resources to enrich your education? Join us to learn about upcoming fall scholarship opportunities to help cover tuition, fund study abroad, research or develop your leadership skills. The workshop will also introduce you to scholarship search resources and provide tips for becoming a competitive applicant.
Mary Gates Scholarships Application Workshop
Thursday, October 3, 12-1:30pm, UW1-103
If you're planning on applying for a Mary Gates Leadership or Research Scholarship, bring your ideas or essay draft and get tips for strengthening your proposal. Please register by Tuesday, October 1 to attend.
Truman Scholarship Information Session
Tuesday, October 8, 4-5:00pm, UW1-361
Attention student leaders! The Truman Scholarship is a prestigious national program that funds graduate study for individuals deeply committed to public service. All sophomores and juniors with strong records of leadership and community service, interested in working with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, or education institutions, are encouraged to attend this session.
Pathways to Careers in the Foreign Service
Wednesday, October 9, 11:30am-1:00pm, Rose Room UW1-280
A unique opportunity to interact with Former Ambassador James Gadsden (Iceland, 2002-2005), who will be visiting UW Bothell to promote careers in the foreign service. Multiple, fully-funded fellowship and summer enrichment programs are available to support students traditionally underrepresented in the foreign service (women, minorities, students with financial need). Refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, October 16, 11am-4pm, North Creek Events Center
Join us at the Undergraduate Research Fair and learn not only about possibilities to get involved in research with UWB faculty members, but also funding opportunities such as the Mary Gates Research Scholarship and the UWB Undergraduate Research Award.
Getting Great Letters of Recommendation Workshop
Wednesday, October 30, 3:30-5:00pm, UW1-103
Learn specific tips on how to get the best letter of recommendation that can help you in applications to graduate school, scholarships, fellowships, internships, etc.!
Scholarships for Foreign Language Study: Boren and FLAS
Thursday, November 14, 3:30-5:00pm, UW1-103
Boren Awards and FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) Fellowships are funded by the U.S. government to encourage American students to study languages critical to U.S. interests worldwide. Open to both undergraduates and graduate students, the scholarships provide up to $33,000 for a full academic year and up to $10,000 to fund language-intensive study abroad programs and language learning at the UW. Join us to learn more about these opportunities and how to apply.
Summer Research Opportunities
Friday, December 6, 12:30-1:30pm, UW1-050
No, it's not too early to start thinking about the summer! Join staff from Merit Scholarships and Undergraduate Research to learn about funded summer research opportunities and how to apply. Get started by browsing options listed on the UW Undegraduate Research Program website.
If you have suggestions for what to include in future programming, please send us an email.