January 13, 2021

There are a lot of local to UW and local to Washington scholarships that are open or opening this month. Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards is offering several sessions to support students from search to statement.

Getting started with scholarships

Learn about searching for scholarships that fit your interests and goals, and bringing your strengths into application materials. We’ll also talk about how to write for your audience and think like a funder.

Jan. 12 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom

Jan. 20 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom

Scholarship workshop for EOP students

Join us for the winter quarter OMSFA/EOP Scholarship Workshop! During this session, we’ll focus on writing for scholarships. We’ll share ways to address the prompts, how to decide what to include and share exercises to help get you started on your next statement.

Jan. 14 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom

Scholarship strategies for 2nd & 3rd year students

Our number one piece of advice for scholarships is to start early! Get an early start on your scholarship search and application process by finding out what it takes to become a competitive candidate. We’ll talk through what it means to be an active, and engaged student and best to highlight those qualities in an app! We’ll share upcoming opportunities as well as some ideas for the future-including graduate school funding, funding to go abroad and others!

Jan. 19 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom

Jan. 28 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom

Showcase your Engagement: CV & Resume Workshop

Use your scholarship resume, CV, or activities sheet to highlight experiences that are meaningful to you, illustrate the steps you are taking to reach your goals, and help a committee to understand how you spend your time.

Jan. 27 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom

Personal statement writing workshop

We’ll share tools, insights and ideas for you to use as you develop your statements for scholarships, summer research or other academic programs. Be ready to participate in a few writing exercises to help get you started.

Jan. 21 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom

Jan. 26 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Join us on Zoom