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!
Tuesday, January 14, 4:00-5:30pm, UW1-103
Veterans, active servicemembers and spouses! Join us to learn about funding and enrichment programming sponsored by the Pat Tillman Foundation to complete undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degrees at 4-year US-based institutions. Awards range from $2,500-$21,000 per year.
Mary Gates Scholarships Application Workshop
Thursday, January 16, 1-2:30pm, 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.
Summer Research Opportunities
Friday, January 17, 12:30-1:30pm, UW2-211
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.
Study Abroad Application/Finances Workshop
Wednesday, February 5, 3:30-5:00pm, UW1-103
Tuesday, February 11, 4:00-5:30pm, UW1-103
With good planning, financial aid and external scholarships can help cover the additional costs associated with study abroad. This workshop, led by UW Bothell Study Abroad Ambassadors, will provide information and tips about the online application process, financial aid, and several scholarships with upcoming deadlines, including the Gilman, GO!, Fritz, Foundation for Global Scholars, and more!
Personal Statement Writing Workshop
Wednesday, February 12, 3:30-5:00pm, UW1-361
In this hands-on workshop, co-hosted by Merit Scholarships and the Writing and Communication Center (WaCC), you will go through the steps of preparing a competitive personal statement to be used in applications for scholarships, graduate school, and other academic programs, such as study abroad. Participants are encouraged to bring a personal statement writing prompt and a draft to work on. Please register by Monday, February 10.
If you have suggestions for what to include in future programming, please send us an email.