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The SR-522/I-405 exit ramp to the south entrance of the UW Bothell/Cascadia CC campus will be closed beginning Wednesday, Sept. 17 until further notice. Drivers are advised to take the Beardslee exit (195th street) as an alternative.


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.

Glamour Top 10 College Women Competition 

  • Open to legal residents who are full time juniors or seniors attending a four year college or university in 2014-2015 academic year and at least 18 years old as of the date of entry.
  • There will be ten (10) winners. One (1) grand prize winner will receive a $20,000 cash prize. Nine (9) first place winners will receive a $3,000 cash prize.
  • National Deadline: September 15, 2014

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

  • Post-graduate opportunity, funded by the US Department of State, to spend a year abroad doing research, graduate studies, or teach English in over 155 countries worldwide.
  • Applicants must be US citizens in good health who will have completed a Bachelor's degree by the start of the grant. They must have a high level of academic or professional achievement, demonstrated leadership ability, and a well-designed project proposal. Foreign language proficiency may be required.
  • To get started, schedule an advising appointment to discuss your specific interests.
  • UW Application Deadline: September 10, 2014. National Deadline: October 14, 2014

Luce Scholars Program

  • Provides fully-funded year-long placements in Asia, including stipends, language training, and tailored work assignment, for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia.
  • Applicants must be US citizens under 30, in good health, who will have completed a Bachelor's degree by the start of the grant.
  • UW Application Deadline: September 10, 2014. National Deadline: November 1, 2014

Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship

  • One-year, paid opportunity to work as a junior researcher at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.
  • Applicants must have excellent credentials and submit a thought paper on one of the Endowment’s focus areas, including current issues in the Middle East, Russia and Eurasia, China, the Indian subcontinent/South Asia, democratic change, international economics, non-proliferation and security affairs. Must be authorized to work in the US.
  • Nomination by UW Bothell required. UW Application Deadline: November, 2014


Other Resources

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