Short-Term Residency Opportunity Description:
The Marjorie and Joseph Rubenson Endowment Short-Term Residency is an annual opportunity for an artist or researcher investigating conservation of animals, plants and habitats to visit the Volcan Mountain Range in Julian, California to create original works of art or engage in scientific research that would enhance the public appreciation of the mountain, its unique beauty and environmental attributes.
Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or to issues impacting Indian country?
Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service?
Do you inspire and motivate others to take action?
Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building?
The Morris & Stewart Udall Scholarship offer current college students an opportunity to share that commitment with others, next work with professional in the field and receive up to $5,000 for academic expenses.
This is a late-breaking opportunity that you may want to share with undergraduates in your unit who might be good candidates for this funding:
The Mindlin Foundation is a small organization run by a donor to the College of Environment. Each year they give out between 20-40 grants to undergraduates to fund research at universities across the country. See: http://mindlinfoundation.org/funding-opportunities/undergraduate-research-rfa/
Students can apply for up to $2,500 and the application is fairly short and straightforward (see website).
Are you a potential Truman Scholar? If you want to be a change agent, improving the ways government, nonprofit organization or educational institution serve the public – this may be a scholarship of interest to you.
The Harry S. Truman offer a great opportunity to students actively involved in leadership on their campus and in their communities to receive awards up to $30,000.
College of the Environment Student Meeting Fund
Autumn Quarter 2015 Deadline: October 30, 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:
The application 2016 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in fourteen critical foreign languages is now open.
The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is a fully-funded overseas language program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and to build relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides study opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.
We are excited to share great news about financial support for students participating in international exchange opportunities. This year we will be able to offer the following additional support for students:
Increased funds for GO! scholarships, beginning Autumn 2015
A brand new scholarship, Plan2GO! coming Spring 2016
The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide up to $4,000 ($2,000 per quarter for up to two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research/scholarly activities. These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major or residency status.
College of the Environment Yakama Nation Endowed Fund for Student Support
The Yakama Nation Endowed Fund for Student Support was created to support the recruitment and retention of prospective and enrolled undergraduate and graduate Yakama Nation tribal members within the College of the Environment, and to deepen the connection between UW and the Yakama Nation via informal and formal gatherings, exchanges and co-learning.
The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards has a very full schedule of scholarship-related information sessions and workshops for undergraduates during fall quarter! Details about the workshops are also copied below, in case it’s helpful to have in that format.
Students can also find all this info and more on our website at http://expd.washington.edu/scholarships.
Scholarships 101 – Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships
Specifically designed for freshmen and sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships.