Apply for a 2017-18 SAFS Current Majors Scholarship! Deadline: April 9

2017-18 Scholarships for Current SAFS Majors
Application deadline: April 9, 2017

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for continuing undergraduate students.

We are accepting applications for the following scholarships in 2017-18 – students may apply to all scholarships at the same time via the application form:

  • Galloway Applied Fishery Sciences Scholarship
    The David and Debra Galloway Applied Fishery Sciences Scholarship is awarded to UW SAFS undergraduate students with a demonstrated financial need and academic merit – financial need will be determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid and requires submission of the 2017 FAFSA. Preference will be given to U.S. citizens or permanent residents in their Junior or Senior year who have an academic interest in applied fishery sciences. Award amounts vary.
  • Melvin Anderson Endowed Scholarship in Fisheries
    The Anderson Scholarship is awarded to UW SAFS undergraduate students who exhibit exceptional academic achievement demonstrated by overall GPA and other measurable academic merit. Financial need may also be considered – need will be determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid and requires submission of the 2017 FAFSA. Whenever possible, preference will be given to students from families involved in some segment of the commercial fishing industry. In 2017-18, one Anderson scholarship will be available for three full quarters of tuition at the in-state rate (regardless of applicant residency status).
  • SAFS Continuing Student Scholarship
    The SAFS Continuing Student Scholarship is awarded to UW SAFS undergraduate students who exhibit exceptional academic achievement demonstrated by overall GPA and other measurable academic merit. Financial need may also be considered – need will be determined by the UW Office of Student Financial Aid and requires submission of the 2017 FAFSA. Award amounts vary.


Eligibility & Disbursement
Applicants must be currently declared UW SAFS majors in good academic standing, maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, and be registered for at least one quarter in the 2017-18 academic year. Awardees must be registered full-time (12-18 credits) during the quarter(s) in which scholarship is being used.

Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, lab fees, or other academic expenses. Scholarships are awarded for the 2017-18 academic year and are generally disbursed evenly over three quarters (Autumn, Winter, Spring) unless requested otherwise – awards cannot be applied prior to Autumn 2017. Students receiving financial aid should contact the UW Office of Student Financial Aid regarding how winning a scholarship might affect their award.

Decisions
Award notifications will be made in late April. Awardees will be expected to write a note of appreciation to the donor(s) who contributed to the scholarship endowment.

Application Instructions
Submit the following by the deadline:

  • Online Application form
    To apply for the Galloway Scholarship, Anderson Scholarship, and/or Continuing Student Scholarship, you only need to submit this application form one time. Please do not submit a separate application for each scholarship.
  • Copy of your unofficial UW transcript
    • Go to MyUW, download and save a pdf copy of your unofficial UW transcript with 2016-17_SAFSScholar​ship_LastNameFirstName_UWTranscr​ipt as the document’s title and upload to CollectIt Dropbox.
  • Faculty Letter of Support – letter should be from a member of the SAFS faculty (we will accept letters from other UW faculty, if applicant has not yet taken a FSH course)
    • Email: safsadv@uw.edu (should come directly from letter writer, not applicant)
    • Drop off (in envelope sealed by letter writer): Student Services Office, FSH 116
    • Mail (in envelope sealed by letter writer):
      Recruitment, Admissions and Scholarship Committee
      Attn: Undergraduate Program Manager
      UW Box 355020
      Seattle, WA 98195-5020

Deadline: Sunday, April 9, 2017
Note: Online scholarship form will automatically close at 11:59pm on April 9.

All materials must be received by the April 9 deadline in order to be considered for an award. Late or incomplete applications will not receive consideration.

If you have questions about your application or about your eligibility for this award, please contact Sam – FSH 116, 543-7457 or safsadv@uw.edu.

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