Donor Excellence Scholarship

Purpose of the scholarship

Funds from the Donor Excellence Scholarship provide tuition-based financial assistance to undergraduate students admitted and enrolled as Business majors or Pre-majors at the University of Washington Bothell. This  scholarship  was created by our generous donors with the intention and priority to reward undergraduate Business students who demonstrate a professional effort toward good academic standing, exhibit leadership, aspire to careers in business, and have financial need.

The scholarship in non-renewable but students may apply more than once and receive awards in more than one quarter.


Up to $1,500 per student for the current academic year

*The disbursement timeline and award amount is determined by financial aid status


  • Open to current Business Majors and Pre-Major students intending to apply to the Business Major.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 5 credits during the quarter that the application is submitted.



Spring 2022

Autumn 2022

Winter 2023

Spring 2023

Autumn 2023

Application deadline

April 18, 2022 November 7, 2022 January 30, 2023 April 17, 2023 October 16, 2023

Award notification date

May 13, 2022 December 5, 2022 March 3, 2023 May 19, 2023 November 17, 2023

How to apply

To apply, please complete the Google form at the link below, and have the following items available for upload:

  1. A headshot of yourself (only include a headshot if you grant us permission to use your picture for presentation)
  2. A 500–1500-word essay that addresses the following:

    1. A detailed reflection on your academic success and performance, with emphasis in business studies
    2. A description of your leadership qualities and business aspirations
    3. Your financial need and how receiving this scholarship will assist with your financial situation 

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(Make sure you're signed into your UW Google account before accessing the application form)