UW Alumnae Board E-news
June 2010

President's Letter

UWAB President Katie Zissermann
Katie Zissermann

In 2009, the average student entering the University of Washington had a 3.72 GPA and scored 1208 on the SAT; 1,292 applicants earned a 4.0 GPA in high school. These students were leaders, athletes, artists and scholars. The students who applied for the UWAB scholarship were no different. More...


Scholarships News

Manal Jmaileh

More Than Just Money for School:
True Value of a UWAB Scholarship
Getting a UWAB scholarship, especially in these tough economic times, meant the world to Manal Jmaileh. But, says the soon-to-be sophmore of her award, "I received much more than just money" from the board. More...

Sumi Kim
Steven Simpkins
Ekra Rai

Where Are They Now? A Look at Three Scholars
from 2009-10

Want to know a bit more about the diverse and talented students the UWAB accepts into our scholarship program?  Take a look at some of the extraordinary things our most recent scholars are doing today. More...

Thank You, Kathy Connors
In 1999, former Alumnae Board member Kathy Connors did something extraordinary: She pledged to double the number of full-tuition scholarships that the UWAB could give out each year, for the next 10 years. More...


UWAB Events

At the 2009 Tailgate Fundraiser

Come Out for Fall Events & Support UW Alumnae Board Scholarships
In the Puget Sound area this autumn? The UW Alumnae Board hopes you will make your way to one of our fabulous fundraisers. More...

At the 2010 Coffee & Conversation Luncheon

Fun in the Sun: Coffee, Conversation
& Scholarships in Palm Desert

On March 15, the Desert Scholarship Patrons raised funds for nearly two full-tuition Alumnae Board scholarships at its annual Coffee & Conversation luncheon in Palm Desert. More...


You Can Make a Difference!

The Alumnae Board (UWAB) is one of many groups that make up the University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA). Of these groups, we award the largest number of scholarships annually. Our board members serve a four-year term and each member volunteers time, talent and resources to raise funds for UW student scholarships. More...

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Pride Points

The UW ranks 11th among research institutions that produced the most 2009-10 U.S. Fulbright Fellows.

The UW was recently named to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Collectively, UW students engaged in more than 346,000 hours of service in 2009.

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