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Internship w/ the Queer Student Commission, Queer Health Fair and more!

Internship! Events!

Hey all!
Hopefully everyones had a great summer and is having a great time back on campus!

I’m very excited to be serving as this years Director of the Queer Student Commission, if anyone has any questions about the plans for the year or would just like to stop by to chat about the internship, any other involvement opportunities, or just life in general come visit me in HUB 131P! 

Join the Dream Project: EDUC 260 & EDUC 369

Join the Dream Project – Be a mentor and earn 2 credits!

The Dream Project is a student-led organization with over 350 mentors that support high school students in low-income areas around King County on applying to college and other post-secondary planning.
The Details

Mentor students on the crazy process that is college admissions & beyond!

You can take it for 2 credits or volunteer. 

2015 UW Multicultural Alumni Partnership SCHOLARSHIP

University of Washington Alumni Association
Multicultural Alumni Partnership
2015 Scholarship Application
The University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) awards scholarships to deserving University of Washington students who need financial assistance to assist with their progress toward a degree at the UW. Funding for these scholarships comes from contribution from UW alumni and friends as well as proceeds from the Bridging the Gap Breakfast held annually on Homecoming Saturday. 

SAFS nominees for UW College of Environment Outstanding Diversity Commitment Award

The new College of Environment Outstanding Diversity Commitment Award celebrates individuals committed to being leaders in diversity and inclusion in the College, the University, and beyond.
Several SAFS students and staff were among the 2014-15 nominees, including one grad student named as an Honorable Mention (full list of nominees can be found here):
Outstanding Diversity Commitment Honorable Mention
Emily Davis
Graduate Student, Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Emily developed the Peer Mentoring Program, which connects young graduate students with older student mentors at the School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences. 

STUDIO: Exciting Service-Learning Class for Fall 2015 (EDUC 421A, I&S and VLPA credit)

Do you want to make on impact of the future of STEM for youth in Seattle?
Calling all Makers, Tinkerers and STEM enthusiasts: Exciting Service-Learning Class for Fall 2015 (EDUC 421A, I&S and VLPA credit)
Learn about college readiness and supporting students in understanding STEM in college and careers while volunteering in STUDIO on Tinker Tuesday or Workin Wednesday with youth from the High Point community in West Seattle. 

3 Weeks Until Lavender Graduation

Let’s graduate 100 people this year!!!
​Graduate and celebrate all of you!​ ​
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Lavender Grad is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergrad or graduate/professional) for a graduation in the 2014​
-2015 ​
(including fall 201​5​
) academic year. The Q Center and QSC host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, trans*, two-spirit, same gender loving, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS. 

UW S.E.E.D. Scholarship for Undocumented Students

Please pass this along to undergraduate students who may qualify for this excellent scholarship. If Advisers or students have questions, they should contact Professor Carolyn Pinedo-Turnovsky at cpt4.
UW S.E.E.D Scholarship
Success, Education and Empowerment for all DREAMers
Applications for the UW S.E.E.D Scholarship Program are currently being accepted. Please submit all materials by May 1, 2015 by 5pm.
The S.E.E.D Scholarship aims to positively acknowledge the contributions of undocumented students enrolled at the University of Washington. 

HENAAC Scholarship: Don’t Delay; Apply Today!

Greetings Lisa:
Don’t Procrastinate! Less Than 30 Days Remaining to Apply!!
The Great Minds in STEM™ (GMiS) 2015-16 HENAAC Scholarship
DEADLINE: April 30, 2015
Graduating high school seniors, undergraduate students and graduate students, who intend to or are currently pursuing a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) degree at an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, are encouraged to apply for these merit-based scholarships. 

Lavender Graduation – June 10

Let’s graduate 100 people this year!!!
Graduate and celebrate all of you!
​​
Lavender Grad is open to any student eligible, at any level (undergrad or graduate/professional) for a graduation in the 2014​
-2015 ​
(including fall 201​5​
) academic year. The Q Center and QSC host Lavender Graduation as a time for the UW queer, trans*, two-spirit, same gender loving, and allied communities to come together and celebrate our multiple identities, our accomplishments, and sheer AWESOMENESS. 

The Dream US Scholarship Program for Undocumented Students

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. 

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