May 17, 2023

Hello wonderful students, alumni and colleagues,

You made it to week 8 (or if you are no longer at UW, it’s mid-May!)!

Before spring quarter comes to a close, please check out these sessions and opportunities.

**Workshops and Info Sessions

*The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) and the Hertz Foundation Fellowships each provide unique fellowships to support graduate studies and research in a variety of STEM, Social Sciences, Psychology, and STEM education fields. Please register to attend this online session on Tuesday, May 30th at 3:30pm. Additional NSF GRFP sessions are scheduled throughout the summer to delve more deeply into that application process.

*Learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program application process! Join workshops hosted by UW or sessions/recordings offered by Fulbright. UW Campus deadline is August 30th 2023.

*The DAAD scholarships provide opportunities to gain international academic, internship and research experiences in Germany. Register and join this information session on Wednesday June 7th at 4 PM to hear from Hanni Geist, DAAD Senior Manager, to learn more about study, research, or internship opportunities in Germany!

**Upcoming Opportunities

*You are INVITED to The Spring CELEbration on May 24 from 4:30-7pm at the HUB!

Join the Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center and Mary Gates Endowment for Students for the Spring CELEbration 2023, a showcase of student service, leadership, and activist work conducted in partnership with the community!  We invite you to engage with student presenters as they share about and reflect upon their transformative involvement and experiences.  Click here to RSVP!

You could also take an active role in the event and sign-up to volunteer HEREWe hope to see you there!

*NextGen Civic Leader CorpsThe UW NextGen Civic Leader Corps (NextGen) is a growing community that aims to spark, hone and recognize a deeper commitment to public and community service for undergraduate students. We offer advising, programming, networking opportunities and exclusive access to scholarship dollars to socially engaged, community-rooted leaders with the aim to empower and equip the next generation of public service leaders.

Students can learn about NextGen events as well as join the community by filling out our Interest Form . Open to all UW undergraduate students. 

Check out other Community Engagement & Leadership Education (CELE) programs and student opportunities here!


*The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans – $90,000 fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants going to graduate school in the United States. If you are an immigrant or child of immigrants who will be a college senior this fall, a college graduate who is applying to graduate school this fall, or someone in the first or second year of a graduate program you’ll be in during the 2024-2025 academic year, consider applying. They are look for students who are hard-working, creative, willing to ask big questions, and looking to make a significant contribution to American society or their academic field. 

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans has four upcoming 30-minute virtual information sessions you can attend: 

  • Thursday, June 1st at 12 pm ET – Students can register here
  • Tuesday, June 20th at 8 pm ET – Students can register here
  • Wednesday, July 19th at 3 pm ET – Students can register here
  • Wednesday, August 9th at 11 am ET – Students can register here

 If you can’t make one of these sessions, you can find recorded sessions here. You can find eligibility criteria here and more information on their selection criteria here

**Don’t forget we are here to help! Make an appointment here to connect with an advisor to brainstorm, discuss an opportunity or get feedback on your applications.