College of the Environment Student Meeting Fund
Spring 2015 Quarter Deadline: April 17, 2015
The College of the Environment (CoEnv) supports undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students in furthering their careers, and in particular in connecting students to networking opportunities afforded by the presentation of their original work in meeting venues. CoEnv supports two types of student attendance at meetings:
Individual Travel to Meetings:
Maximums of $500 for North American travel and $750 for international travel; one per student per degree career; we anticipate making about 15 awards annually.
Tillman Military Scholars Program
Application opens Feb. 3! Applications due March 3!
The mission of the Pat Tillman Foundation is to invest in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.
Each year, the Pat Tillman Foundation selects up to 60 Tillman Scholars: military veterans and spouses who embody Pat’s unwavering commitment to service, learning and action.
The Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is now available for the 2015 cycle. This extraordinary opportunity for travel, discovery, and challenge is made possible by the generous donation of Mr. David Bonderman. It offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad. The criteria for application eligibility is outlined below.
The Jackson Munro Public Service Fellowship (formerly the Sterling and Gene Munro Public Service Fellowship) encourages a life-long commitment to public service by providing outstanding undergraduates with the opportunity to explore their potential through service and leadership in the community.
Jackson Munro Public Service Fellows are selected based on the strength of a public service project proposed in collaboration with a public sector (non-profit or governmental) organization.
The USAID’s Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship is designed to promote excellence and diversity in the USAID Foreign Service. Attached is a brief paragraph describing the program below, as well as their flyer and brochure. Applications with all materials and recommendations must be submitted by 11:59PM on Tuesday , January 20, 2015 to be considered for this year’s award.
Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are available for undergrad & grad students in all fields planning to study languages abroad during 2015-16 and who are interested in government work. Please share this information widely. We are fortunate to have a representative from the Boren Awards program visiting UW tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 14 to provide information to students, faculty and staff. Please help us get the word out to anyone interested and feel free to attend!
The GO! and Fritz Scholarships are open to UW undergraduates from all three campuses and offer awards of $2000 – $5000 to support study abroad.
· The applications are online with access at http://expd.uw.edu/globalopportunities/global-opportunities
· To apply for the GO!, students must be residents of WA state and eligible for Pell Grants or Husky Promise.
· To apply for the Fritz, students must be declared social science or humanities majors with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Morris K & Stewart L Undergraduate Scholarship
Campus Application Deadline: November 6, 2014
National Application Deadline: March 4, 2015
The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment. Selected Udall Scholars receive up to $5000 for eligible academic expenses. The Udall scholarship honors the legacies of Morris Udall and Stewart Udall, whose careers had a significant impact on American Indian self-governance, health care, and the stewardship of public lands and natural resources.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Sessions
· Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/649070414
· Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. To register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/656401654
· Thursday, October 9, 2014, 3:30-5:00 p.m., Smith 311
· Friday, October 10, 2014; 10:30-12 noon., Oceanography Teaching Building (OTB), room 014
· Tuesday, October 14, 2014; 12:30-2:00 p.m., Denny 206
NSF’s GRFP is one of the premier opportunities to fund your graduate study.
The Dream.US Scholarship Program
Effective for the Fall 2014 semester, the University has embarked upon a new initiative in which it has become a partner institution with The Dream.US Scholarship Program to assist undocumented students in obtaining scholarships. The Dream.US Scholarship Program provides college scholarships to highly motivated students who entered the United States as minors under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or Temporary Protect Status (TPS), and who, without financial assistance, cannot afford a college education.