September 17, 2021

Autumn quarter scholarship applications are now open! The Mary Gates Endowment for Students scholarships are open to all UW undergraduate students, including all majors, and residency statuses (international students, and undocumented students are eligible to apply). Please visit our website for more information:


Mary Gates scholarships provide $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research activities. These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year and connect students with a community of scholars and mentors.

Research Scholarship

Students engage in a research project to discover, articulate, and contribute their talents and ideas with the guidance of a faculty mentor.


  • October 25, 2021

Application Workshop: (RSVP)

  • October 18, 2021
  • October 20, 2021

Leadership Scholarship

Students foster leadership development skills as they pursue a project or activity important to them and their community.


  • October 18, 2021

Application Workshop: (RSVP

  • October 11, 2021 
  • October 13, 2021

Information Sessions 

We offer weekly information sessions for students to learn more about the scholarships offered through Mary Gates Endowment. RSVP for a time that works best for you:


Schedule advising appointments for assistance with components of the scholarship application or general questions about the Mary Gates Endowment. Please visit our advising site: