Undergraduate Academic Affairs

undergraduate scholarships


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.


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.


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…


October 2, 2013

Explore scholarships at 2013 Scholarship Fair

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Scholarship and Fellowship Fair happens 10/10/13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Learn about and explore the variety of scholarships, fellowships, and other funded programs for undergraduate and graduate students as well as your post-graduate years. Program representatives from UW, local and national organizations, agencies, departments, etc. will be tabling throughout the day, as well as offering specific workshops & information sessions. The Scholarship Fair in Mary Gates…


March 15, 2013

Q & A with Luce Scholar Genevieve Gebhart

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Learn more about Gennie Gebhart’s experiences at the UW and what her future plans are in this Q&A, conducted over email while Gennie was on a study abroad experience in Rome. Why did you apply for the Luce Scholarship? I knew that I wanted to take time to travel after graduation, and I knew that…


January 10, 2013

University of Washington named Tillman Military Scholar University Partner

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

The University of Washington is one of three new universities selected by the Pat Tillman Foundation to partner with the foundation in support of its Tillman Military Scholars program, which provides educational scholarships for veteran and active servicemembers and their spouses.