Scholarship Opportunities & Upcoming Sessions


Qacagʷac Grant 2023-2024

  • Do you have a conference you would like to attend? A workshop, A research trip? Do you need an editor? CAIIS’s Qacagʷac grant is a flexible award available to American Indian and Indigenous studies faculty, staff, and students at UW.
  • Graduate Students can apply for up to $4,000 and Undergraduate students up to $2,000; staff and faculty up to $5,000.

Deadline: Monday November 6th, 2023 (midnight, PST). To apply click here.

Husky Leadership Certificate

  • Applications are LIVE for the 2023/24 cohort.
  • Are you interested in learning and reflecting on the ways you have and can continue to contribute to your communities? This is your opportunity to reflect on and demonstrate your leadership development and experiences.
  • Students must be seniors or 5th year students to be considered.

Deadline: Monday, November 13th, 2023. Any questions, contact or visit the Program website.

The Dept of German Studies Offers Spring in Vienna 2024

  • 15 UW credits, open to all UW students, no German skills required.
  • The Spring in Vienna program includes two four-week intensive language courses.
  • Students take a seminar offered by a UW faculty member on the literature, culture, and society of modern Austria.
  • Students will complete individual assignments and work together on urban research projects in teams.

Deadline: Wednesday, November 15th, 2023. Application for Spring 2024.

Public Policy International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer Institute (JSI)

  • JSI program is a fully funded, rigorous seven-week summer program to prepare students to pursue a degree in public policy, public administration, international affairs, or a related field.
  • Open to current Juniors of any major.

Deadline: Wednesday, November 15th, 2023. Application for Summer 2024.

Truman Scholarship

  • $30,000 towards graduate school for undergraduatejuniors”.
  • Truman scholarship supports students planning on pursuing careers in public service.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Deadline: Thursday, November 16th, 2023, seven nomination spots available, including 3 specifically for transfer students.

Blakemore Foundation Fellowships

  • Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study and the new Blakemore Kingfisher Art History Language Fellowships, both programs provide full tuition and a stipend for living, travel and study expenses in Asia for an academic year of full-time intensive language study.
  • Blakemore Freeman applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and be pursuing a professional, business, or academic career that involves regular use of specific East or Southeast Asian languages.
  • Blakemore Kingfisher applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada and be pursuing an academic career in Chinese or Korean art history.

Deadline: Saturday, December 30th, 2023. Apply, for more information visit.

Richard E. Fitzner Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • $2,500 towards tuition for wildlife-oriented biology students during the fall of their junior or senior year.
  • Biology major entering their junior or senior year. Preference given to applicants with financial need, experience in the field of wildlife biology, and superior grades.

Deadline: Sunday, December 31st, 2023. Application is available on the Washington Chapter web site.

Sessions & Workshops

Meet the Scholarship Selection Committee

  • Join us to learn how selection committee members approach the scholarship process, what they’re hoping to learn from application materials, and more.
  • These panelists frequently serve on selection committees for various national and UW scholarships or fellowships: Eric Chudler, Goldwater, Mary Gates; Chan Lu, Fulbright, Boren; Patricia Kramer, NSF GRFP; Christopher Li, Fred Hutch DEI Office

Wednesday November 8th | 5-6pm | Register here and join on Zoom >  

Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

  • The Udall Undergraduate Scholarship is open to sophomore & junior students who are committed to making a difference in either the environment or Tribal Policy/Native healthcare. Up to $7,000 in support.
  • Apply for UW nomination by January 10th, 2024.

Wednesday, November 8th| 12:30 p.m. | Register here and join on Zoom >

Tuesday, November 14th| 4:00 p.m. |MGH171|RSVP here and join in-person

Boren Awards for Language Study Abroad Information Session

  • The Boren Awards program staff will introduce the scholarship program.
  • This opportunity helps fund language studies abroad and applications are due in January 2024.

Wednesday, November 15th | 4 p.m. | Zoom | Register here and join on Zoom >

To see the full calendar of events, please visit us online at

By Meaghan Wood (She/Her)
Meaghan Wood (She/Her) Career Coach