Funding: GO! and Fritz Scholarships

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The fall deadline for GO! and Fritz Scholarship applications is Thursday, November 7 at 5pm.  The application is available online starting October 1 at http://goglobal.uw.edu/apply.php.  It requires an 800-word essay (see http://goglobal.uw.edu/faqs.php) but no letters of recommendation.  Students studying abroad in winter or spring 2014 should apply at this deadline; those studying abroad in summer, early fall, or fall 2014 will apply at our late April 2014 deadline.  We expect to be able to notify November applicants about whether they have been selected to receive a scholarship by early December.

Information sessions & events

We’re offering 2 information sessions this fall:

  • Tuesday, October 15 from 3:30 – 4:30pm in MGH171
  • Wednesday, October 30 from 3:30 – 4:30pm in MGH171

We’ll discuss the nuts and bolts of the application and discuss tips for crafting a competitive personal statement.  Students may email me at goglobal@uw.edu to schedule an advising appointment if they can’t attend an information session.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to the Study Abroad Meet & Greet on Wednesday, October 30 from 4:30 – 5:30pm in MGH171.  GO! and Fritz Scholars just back from their studies abroad will be there to share stories and answer questions.  Delicious international snacks will be served!

Eligibility requirements

Fritz Scholarship: 1) UW undergraduate, 2) Declared social sciences or humanities major by the application deadline (see http://goglobal.uw.edu/faqs.php for a list), 3) at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA

GO! Scholarship: 1) UW undergraduate, 2) Resident of Washington state, 3) Eligible for Pell Grants or Husky Promise for the academic year in which the application deadline falls

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