May 1, 2023

Happy May everyone! We’ve enclosed lots of resources for you to look over and explore.

Want to chat more? RSVP for an info session or drop-into an ‘ask an advisor’ session – we are here to help!


I’m almost done with my first year at UW – what next? How should I plan for scholarships and other opportunities? It’s Spring, and whether you are a first-time freshman, transfer or running start student, NOW is a good time to plan for scholarships and opportunities while at UW and beyond. Join a UW scholarship advisor to talk about ways to work towards your long-term goals, how to identify programs and ways to bring your strengths into the application materials. 

Global Fellowship Prep: Ask an Advisor! Have you started attending GFP events? Do you have questions and want some clarifications? Drop in and chat with an advisor! Get clarifications, hear each other’s questions – nothing is too big or too small! Stop by anytime during the hour and stay for as long or short as you like. 

Intro to Global Fellowship Prep Come meet with the UW fellowship advisors and bring your questions about starting the fellowship process to our kick-off event. There will be an opportunity to meet with advisors and other UW students who are beginning the fellowship application process and to ask questions during our Q&A.

Global Fellowship Prep: Intro to Fulbright This session will provide a basic overview of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, including the various program types, application components, and the process of applying through the University of Washington.

McCall MacBain Scholar at McGill University Information Session As a McCall MacBain Scholar, you will connect with mentors, develop your leadership skills, and receive full funding to start a master’s or professional degree at McGill University. The scholarship covers all tuition and fees, plus a living stipend of $2,000 per month during academic terms, summer funding options, and a relocation grant. This one-hour information session includes a short presentation, followed by time for Q&A. 

When: May 11, 2023, 12 PM (Pacific Time)

Where: Zoom (RSVP here)

Fulbright Taiwan: TEFL Advisor Scholarship & ETF Program Information Session Both these programs are looking for applicants enthusiastic in the field of English Teaching and Education, and applicants who have experience in real-life classrooms. Here is a chance to live in Taiwan and experience cultural exchange: applicants bring their creativity to the students while learning from Taiwanese educators. Learn more about these two programs directly from Fulbright Taiwan staff: Joyce Lin and Kelly Chang!

When: May 16, 2023, 6 PM (Pacific Time)

Where: Zoom (RSVP here)

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford Information Session Please join Christian Tanja, Assistant Director for Knight-Hennessy Admission to learn more about Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University, a multidisciplinary, multicultural graduate scholarship program. Christian will provide an overview of Knight-Hennessy Scholars, the admission process, and the application. 

When? Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 4:30 – 5:30 PM.

Where? In person, RSVP here

Schwarzman Scholars Program: Apply for a one-year, Master of Global Affairs program at Tsinghua University in Beijing! Designed to build a global community of future leaders who will serve to deepen understanding between China and rest of the world. Schwarzman Scholars receive tuition, room & board, and stipend. Learn more and apply online.

Deadlines: May 20 (Candidates who hold Chinese passports); September 20 (All other passport holders)

2023-24 Zachary H. Boyce Memorial Scholarship: the award amount is $2,200 (one award) for all undergraduates. Find the application here. Deadline: June 2, 2023.

The Luce Scholars application for the 2024-2025 class is officially open. The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship that offers early career leaders immersive, professional experiences in Asia. The program aims to forge stronger, more informed, more compassionate relationships across geographic borders by creating opportunities for young Americans across diverse sectors and interests to deepen their ties and understanding of the countries, cultures, and people of Asia. To learn more here.


Volunteer with the Undergraduate Research Symposium: The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is seeking volunteers for this year’s UW Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, May 19, 2023. Our volunteers are critical to the success of the Symposium. Thank you for your consideration and for circulating this announcement! 

This year’s event will take place fully in person, and there are a variety of volunteer opportunities taking place between 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Brief descriptions of volunteer roles are available on the Symposium Volunteer Page. Volunteers are welcome to sign up for multiple shifts (as long as the times do not conflict). Breakfast and lunch will be available for volunteers on the day of the event to keep you fueled!


Meet with an advisor and get feedback on your scholarship essays, talk through your ideas, or discuss a specific scholarship or opportunity. Make an appointment here!