Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Office of Merit Scholarships Fellowships and Awards

June 11, 2015

Six UW undergrads selected as Fulbright Scholars

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Portrait of Sharon Newman

Of the 1,900 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad in 2015-16 through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, nine hail from the University of Washington, and six of them are undergraduates!

May 11, 2015

Meet the three UW students named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Goldwater Nominees 2015

This year’s three UW Goldwater Scholars share their memorable research moments, who they most admire, and what the scholarship means to them.

May 8, 2015

Gennevi Fam Lu named 2015 Boren Scholar

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Portrait of Gennevi Lu

2015 Boren Scholar Gennevi Fam Lu will study abroad in Brazil in 2016 and conduct research for her senior thesis on solutions to combat drug trafficking.

April 22, 2015

A passion for East Asian diplomacy

Audrey Lawrence

Lee visited Alishan National Scenic Area in Taiwan during his study abroad placement in 2013-14.

Influenced by his South Korean background and international experience, senior Benjamin Lee hopes that his research or future career in diplomacy may one day contribute to peace in the region.

April 15, 2015

UW alum selected for prestigious Rangel Fellowship

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UW Alumna Anne Mwendar, '14, was recently selected as a Rangel Fellow.

UW alumna Anne Mwendar, ’14, was recently selected for the competitive Rangel Fellowship that will prepare her for a career as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service.

March 18, 2015

Robinson Center student Varsha Govindaraju selected for prestigious Luce Scholarship

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Portrait of Varsha Govindaraju, 2015-16 Luce Scholar

Varsha Govindaraju—social justice activist and future public interest lawyer—is one of only 18 students nationwide to be named a 2015-16 Luce Scholar. At 18 years old, she is also this year’s youngest Luce Scholar.

February 27, 2015

UW named a Fulbright ‘top producing’ institution: spotlight on undergrads

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Suzzallo Library

These incredible undergraduates are part of the reason the University of Washington was one of 12 institutions to make the “top producers” list of both Fulbright scholars and students for 2014-15.

December 29, 2013

There’s no one way to be a Husky

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Picture of Guillermo Romano

Nearly 30,000 undergraduates at the UW means 30,000 individual ways to be a Husky. The UW offers students countless opportunities to bring their academics beyond the classroom, grow as leaders, contribute to research, become global citizens, and serve our communities near and far. Learn about some particularly meaningful student experiences.

November 1, 2013

Navigating the scholarship process

Jasmine Kim

From left: Mona Pitre-Collins, director of the Office of Merit Scholarship, Fellowships, and Awards (OMSFA); Robin Chang, associate director of OMSFA; and Sara Stubbs, Global Opportunities adviser

The world of scholarships can be a daunting one. The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards (OMSFA) helps undergraduates foster the skills and vision that are necessary to attain scholarships fit for their goals. Here, Mona Pitre-Collins, director of OMSFA, Robin Chang, assistant director of OMSFA and Sara Stubbs, global opportunities adviser, answer some…