UW Bothell General Scholarships
Privately-funded scholarships are essential to UW Bothell’s ability to be competitive in attracting talented, high-achieving students who help to set the bar for academic success. And, just as important, scholarships help to ensure that higher education remains accessible to all qualified students, an important tenet of our core values.
Scholarships offer students the encouragement to excel in the classroom and the freedom to be involved in campus and community activities — important components of students’ future success, and part of the enriched environment that defines their experience as UW Bothell students.
Donor-funded scholarships have made a real impact on the lives of countless Bothell students, past and present. Check out some of our student stories below to learn more.
Learn more about our donor-funded scholarships:
UW Bothell Alumni Scholarship
One or two awards for up to $1500
Established in 2007, this award provides financial assistance to undergraduate, graduate or certificate seeking students at the UW Bothell. Funds from alumni outreach events such as the Husky 5K and Husky viewing parties support this scholarship.
Natalie K. Lang International Student Scholarship
Award of up to $2,000
Named for the late Natalie Lang, an alumna of UW Bothell and dedicated student affairs professional on the campus for twelve years, this scholarship supports cultural and international exchange by helping international students cover tuition costs and honoring the significant contribution they make to our campus. Natalie was instrumental in developing a robust international student program at UW Bothell, and was a champion of higher education access for all. Several of her siblings and her mother are also UW Bothell alumni.
Richard C. and Lois M. Worthington Endowed Scholarship
Up to nine awards of up to $2,000 each, open to all majors
An endowment fund which provides financial assistance to UW Bothell undergraduate students.
Richard and Lois Worthington were UW Seattle grads and longtime Bothell residents who believed in the power of transformative education. Richard served on the UW Foundation Board and the Board of Regents, by appointment of the Governor, and was instrumental in the founding of the Bothell campus. After her husband’s death in 1995, Lois founded the Worthington Distinguished Scholars award to support faculty teaching and scholarship. She then founded the Worthington Endowed Scholarship to support undergraduate students, and in 2000 founded the Lois Worthington Endowment for Technology to encourage technology innovation on campus.
Marv Workman Business Scholarship
One award up to $2500 (renewable)
The memorial scholarship is offered through the support of the Woodinville Rotary Club and is designed to assist a student admitted to the University Of Washington Bothell School Of Business at the equivalency of junior standing in upper division college work. The scholarship was created in recognition of Woodinville Rotarian Marv Workman. Marv Workman was a founding trustee of the Northshore Scholarship Foundation and was a charter member of the Woodinville Rotary Club established in 1987. Marv maintained an accounting practice over the years in Woodinville, Redmond and Totem Lake.
Jerry Wilmot Memorial Scholarship
One award of $2,500
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage the growth and development of graduate level students who demonstrate leadership qualities and are desirous of entering the field of business management — with strong interests in human resources and organizational behavior. Established by the Woodinville Rotary Club in memory of Jerry Wilmot, a Woodinville community leader who was general manager and president of Molbak’s, the scholarship honors Mr. Wilmot’s commitment to ethical leadership.
Wilmont’s special business interests were in the field of human resources and organizational behavior. Jerry was a charter member and served as president of the Woodinville Rotary Club and was active in civic affairs in Woodinville. He was instrumental in drawing diverse community interests together in city planning endeavors and in the consideration for incorporation. He was a native of Minnesota, served in the Navy as a pilot during the Viet Nam war and, at the time of his death, was the president and general manager of Molbak’s in Woodinville. He was a strong supporter of education, serving on the faculty of “Business Week” programs for high school students. This scholarship is a tribute to his contribution to others and his commitment to a personal style of management, so rare in today’s business world. His motto was to “act beyond reproach and respect others.” He died in 1994 of Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Pat Matthews Education Scholarship
One award up to $2,000
The scholarship is offered through the support of the Northshore Scholarship Foundation and Northshore Kiwanis Club and is designed to assist a student admitted to the University of Washington Bothell Education program with the intent of obtaining K-8 Teacher Certification. Preference will be given to graduates of secondary schools within the Northshore School District, current residents of the Northshore School District and/or students who are completing field placement in a Northshore School District school.
UW Bothell Boeing Scholarship Fund for Business and Computer & Software Systems
Up to eight awards for students in Computing and Software System, Electrical Engineering, and Business Administration majors. Scholarship preference will be given to women and underrepresented groups.
Boeing has a longstanding relationship with UW Bothell, and was instrumental in helping establish the Business program – now the School of Business – in 1994, to meet the growing demand for leaders in business services. Bothell’s relationship with Boeing not only includes program development and scholarship support, but also internships. In many cases, these internships have been parlayed into employment opportunities for many UW Bothell graduates. This scholarship primarily serves student living and/or working in East King and Snohomish counties.
Wells Fargo Scholarship
Up to four awards of $500 for two quarters
This scholarship provides support for deserving, economically-disadvantaged undergraduate students from Washington State, with a preference given to minority and/or first generation students.
UWB Annual Scholarship
Up to four awards of $750 for two quarters
An annual scholarship fund that provides need-based scholarships for UW Bothell students.
Sandra Martin Roberts Memorial Scholarship
One award of $1,000
The scholarship was created in recognition of Sandra Martin Roberts by her sister. Sandra was a joyful, wise, strong, generous person who did not have the opportunity to attend college earlier in her life, despite her aptitude and passion for learning. She grew up in poverty and found herself making many sacrifices to help her family survive, including giving up a full scholarship to college. She went on to become a proud mother of three, and right when she decided it was time to return to school to pursue higher education in order to become a teacher, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her dream to return to school is being passed on to someone who, like Sandra, possesses the drive and desire to learn and become credentialed despite challenging circumstances.
The donor is establishing this scholarship to help a nontraditional student in financial need who is pursuing a degree in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences program with a specific interest in improving the lives of women.
The scholarship is available to a full-time student that has been admitted to or is currently enrolled in the Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences School at University of Washington Bothell. Preference will be given to nontraditional students who have completed lower-division studies at the University of Washington Bothell or will transfer from Washington state community college. In addition to having achieved a strong academic record, candidates shall have an interest in improving the lives of women. Financial need will be given strong consideration.