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UWAA Student Scholarships & Grants

Tuition is pricey and can take years to pay off. So why not take advantage of all the scholarships available at the UW, including those offered by the UWAA?

Please contact the UW Alumni Association at uwalumni@uw.edu or 206-543-0540 with questions about UWAA scholarships.

Student Scholarships—Awarded by the UWAA Student Activity Grants—Awarded by the UWAA

Student Scholarships—Awarded by the Office of Financial Aid

Alumnae Board Scholarship


Who: This scholarship is open to incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.
What: This is a partial scholarship awarded annually to three students.
How: The Alumnae Board selects a scholarship winner based on scholastic achievement, financial need, leadership, community service and personal statements. A few finalists will be asked to interview with the Alumnae Board.
When: The 2014–2015 UWAB scholarship deadline is March 28, 2014. Recipients will be notified by May 1. If you have not received a notification by this date, we encourage you to apply next year.
To Apply: Please complete the 2014–2015 Freshmen Scholarship Application or Upperclassmen Scholarship Application.

2014 Homecoming Royalty Scholarship


Who: This scholarship is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors and graduate students.
What: This awards a $1,000 scholarship.
How: Finalists will then be selected and interviewed by a committee of representatives from the UW campus and community.
When: Please check back in September for the 2014-2015 application.

UW Alumni Association Scholarship

If you are interested in recommending a current UW student for this scholarship, please submit the nomination form as well as a one-page, typed, signed recommendation letter with the UWAA Student Scholarship applicant's materials.

Who: This scholarship is available to undergraduate juniors and seniors, including transfer students, but not current degree holders, who are enrolled as full-time students for the fall. Students must be nominated by a current member of the UW Alumni Association.
What: This scholarship program offers three $2,500 awards each year.
How: Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, leadership activities, community service and financial need. These are "one-time" awards and are not automatically renewed for the subsequent year, although students are welcome to reapply.
When: The 2014-15 UWAA scholarship deadline is March 28, 2014. Recipients will be notified by May 1. If you have not received a notification by this date, we encourage you to apply next year.
To Apply: Please complete the 2014-2015 application. Make sure to include a nomination form and letter from a UWAA member.


Registered Student Organization Funding

Who: This funding is available to all Registered Student Organizations registered with the Student Activities Office.
What: The University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) Fund for Registered Student Organizations has been created to allocate money to support the on-campus events, programs, and activities of Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). The Fund is intended to support the ability of RSOs to enrich campus culture, foster student empowerment, and enhance community impact. The funding is distributed through the Student Activities Office.
How: Any Registered Student Organization may apply on the Student Activities Office website. Funding is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) Endowed Scholarship

Who: This endowed scholarship is available to continuing UW students with at least one quarter of study at the UW.
What: MAP will award up to five partial scholarships at its Bridging the Gap Breakfast on Homecoming Saturday each year.
When: The MAP Scholarship application is currently closed. Thank you for your interest in our scholarship. Please check back in summer 2013 to apply.

UW Young Alumni Club Scholarship

Who: This scholarship is available to incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.
What: This scholarship is based on annuities from our endowed scholarship fund. Scholarships will vary, but currently run around $1,200, based on financial need.
Requirements: You must apply for financial aid to be eligible. If you are eligible, you will be invited to apply after having filled out a FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid). The FAFSA must be filed before Feb. 28 each year for the next academic year.
When: Application deadlines occur quarterly.

Please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at osfa@uw.edu or 206-543-6101 with questions.

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