January 18, 2023

As you settle in, we wanted to remind you that there are various scholarships and summer opportunities with February deadlines.

Read below and let us know how we can help support you!

 Mis/disinformation in Elections (Lecture Series): Common Power Future is hosting a three-part mis/disinformation lecture series for students this coming February. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in or studying politics, law, media and/or mass communications. Registration is now OPEN via https://tinyurl.com/nomoredisinfo

The Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on Friday, May 19, 2023. 

Planning on presenting at the Symposium? Apply here by Friday, February 12th, 2023. 

OMSFA WORKSHOPS (https://expd.uw.edu/scholarships/events/)

Getting Started on your Scholarship Search

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.

In-person at MGH 171: Thursday, January 19th | 12:30 p.m.

Via Zoom: Wednesday, January 25th | 5:00 p.m.

Via Zoom: Tuesday, February 7th | 4:30 p.m. (This session is specifically tailored for Transfer students.)

Application Writing and Feedback Time: an interactive work session

Drop-in to work on your scholarship applications and, if you wish, get personalized feedback on your materials. Stop by anytime and stay for as long or short as you like.

In-person at MGH 171: Friday, January 27th | 12:30 p.m.

Via Zoom: Tuesday, January 30th | 4 p.m. (This session is specifically tailored for EOP scholarship applicants.)

 Gilman Scholarship Info Session

The Gilman Scholarship program offers study abroad scholarships to US citizen undergraduates who are eligible for Pell Grants. Come and learn about the program, the application process and how to write a strong personal statement. For details and to access the application, visit the Gilman Scholarship Program website, www.iie.org….

Via Zoom: Wednesday, February 1 | 4:30 p.m.

In-person at MGH 171: Thursday, February 2 | 12:30 p.m.


Killam Fellowship Program: $5,000 per semester at one of 21 universities across Canada.

More info hereApply by January 27, 2023!

Corbett Exchange Program: $10,000 for academic year, $5,000 per semester at University of British Columbia or University of Victoria

More info here. Apply by January 31. 2023!

Mary Gates Leadership and Research Scholarships: $5000 awarded over two quarters for students engaged in an ongoing leadership project or academic research at UW. It is open to students of all years and citizenship statuses. Apply online for either by February 1st, 2023

Astronaut Scholarship: UW undergraduates going into their junior or senior year in a STEM major are encouraged to consider applying for the Astronaut Scholarship, which provides $15,000. Applicants should exhibit motivation, imagination, and exceptional performance in their majors. Commitment to an astronaut career is not required. Apply online by February 15, 2023

 Tillman Scholar application is open! The Pat Tillman Foundation unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of private and public sector leaders committed to service beyond self. Tillman Scholars receive an academic scholarship, a national network of peers and mentors, and professional development opportunities. For more info attend an Information Webinars or email (scholarships@ptf.org). Apply by 11:59pm PST on February 28th. 

 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS): Up to $22,500 for tuition, housing, and fees for students studying STEM or healthcare-related fields. It is open to first- and second-year students who are Washington residents with financial need, regardless of citizenship status. Apply online by February 28th, 2023


** Get prepared for summer opportunities by polishing your resume and attending internship fairs. Learn more about what the UW Career and Internship Center offers!

Fulbright UK Summer: FREE 3-4 week academic summer programs in the UK. Choose to live and study in Wales, Glasgow, Belfast, Bristol, Cornwall or London, each with a different thematic focus. Apply online by February 7th 2023

Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Summer research programs are full-time immersive research experiences where selected students are matched with a mentor to join their research team and work on a project for a fixed term (often 9-10 weeks). Students receive stipends and sometimes assistance with housing and travel.

Application deadlines between January 31st and February 15th 2023 (vary by program).

Search for summer NSF-funded research opportunities for undergraduates here, and UW summer research opportunities for undergraduates here.

** Interested in other scholarships and opportunities? OMSFA is here to help you find and apply for the scholarships that fit your skills and experiences.

Search our database and set up an advising appointment today.