Funding: Mary Gates Endowment for Students


The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications.  Mary Gates scholarships provide $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research activities.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students, including all class years, all majors, and all residency statuses (US citizens, permanent residents, international students, and undocumented students are all eligible).

Deadlines are coming up soon, so please encourage your students to begin the application process and attend an information session.

Information Sessions:
Thursday, Jan. 4, 12:30-1:20 PM, in MGH 171
Friday, Jan. 5, 12:30-1:20 PM, in MGH 171
Tuesday, Jan. 9, 3:30-4:20 PM, in MGH 171
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 3:30-4:20 PM, in MGH 171

 Leadership Application Workshop:
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 4:30-6:30 PM
Register to attend. 

Research Application Workshops:
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4:30-6:30 PM in MGH 17
Monday, Jan. 22, 4:30-6:30 PM in MGH 171
Register to attend. 

Leadership Deadline:
Monday, Jan. 22 at 5:00 PM

Research Deadline:
Monday, Jan. 29 at 5:00 PM

Mary Gates Scholarships will also be featured during SCHOLARSHIP FRIDAYS – a weekly series of information sessions about scholarship search and application tips.  Learn more about Mary Gates Scholarships on Jan. 12, Feb. 9 and Mar. 9.  “Getting Started with Scholarships” will be offered all other Fridays during Winter quarter.  Fridays, 1:30-2:20 PM in MGH 171.

Begin the online application for Mary Gates Scholarships and learn more on our website,  Email with any questions.

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