October 3, 2022

Our autumn quarter scholarship applications are open, please share this information with your student networks!

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students scholarships is 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 deadlines and information: https://expd.uw.edu/mge/


Mary Gates scholarships provide $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research activities. The Mary Gates Endowment for Students supports University of Washington undergraduates to become independent learners and community leaders through research and leadership scholarships. We encourage students’ development of creative, courageous ideas and efforts.

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 31, 2022

Leadership Scholarship

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


  • October 24, 2022

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: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/1143


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

Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions. We look forward to receiving your application!