December 8, 2023

Scholarship opportunities and upcoming events that might interest you and to remind you that OMSFA advisors are available to support your application process! Be sure to book an appointment!



The Killam Fellowship Program

Deadline: Friday, December 15th, 2023. UW students should contact Marion Ferguson at for more information.

Blakemore Foundation Fellowships 

Deadline: Saturday, December 30th, 2023. Click here for more information. 

NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program

  • The NIH UGSP Scholarship is a dedicated program for students from disadvantaged backgrounds committed to careers in biomedical, behavioral, and social science health-related research.
  • Scholarships of up to $20,000 per academic year to cover tuition, educational expenses, and reasonable living costs.
  • Scholarships renewed for up to 4 consecutive years.
  • For every year of scholarship funding, students commit to two NIH service obligations, which provide unparalleled research training and experiences at NIH.

Application Opens: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024. Click here for more information

Key Into Public Service Undergraduate Scholarship Program – Phi Beta Kappa Society

  • The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society, launched its Key into Public Service program to connect promising arts and sciences students with opportunities in public service.
  • Scholarship recipients will receive a $5,000 undergraduate scholarship and an educational conference experience in Washington, D.C., providing scholars with training, mentoring, and reflection on pathways into local, state, and federal government careers.
  • Overall GPA of 3.5 or higher with an anticipated Fall/Winter 2024 through Spring 2026 graduation date. Membership in the Society is not required. 

Deadline: Monday, January 22nd, 2024. Apply here or visit here for more information.

NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Programs

  • This Opportunity is for current sophomores in NOAA-related disciplines (including social sciences and science education)
  • NOAA provides research experiences through a 10-week summer internship.
  • Financial support for conference attendance, & professional development.

Deadline: Wednesday, January 31st, 2024. For more information on how to apply, visit



Scholarship Search Party – December highlight Plan for Summer Experiences.

  • Drop-in sessions for scholarship searching.

Monday, December 11th| 3:30 – 5 p.m. | In-person | Register here >  


Scholarship Search Party – January highlights: Getting started with Mary Gates Scholarships

  • Information session, converse, brainstorming, for Mary Gates.

Monday, January 8th | 3:30 – 5 p.m. | In-person | Register here >  


Gilman Scholarship Information Sessions and Application Workshops

  • The Gilman Scholarship program offers study abroad scholarships to US citizen undergraduates eligible for Pell Grants.
  • Come and learn about the program, the application process, and how to write a compelling statement.

Tuesday, February 6th  | 4-5 p.m. | Zoom| Register here >  

Wednesday, February 7th  | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | MGH 171| Register here >  

Thursday, February 29th  | 2-4 p.m. | MGH 171| Register here >  

To see the full calendar of events, please visit us online at