Funding: $5,000 scholarships – info sessions next week!

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The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications.  Mary Gates scholarships provide up to $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for up to two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research/creative/scholarly activities.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduates.  This includes students on all three UW campuses (Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma), in all disciplines and majors, in all class years (first-year through post-bac) and all residency statuses (including international and undocumented students).

Students can learn more about the scholarships and the application process at any of our upcoming information sessions and application-writing workshops.

 Information Sessions (one or two sessions daily; select one session):*

  • Monday, Oct.3, 12:30-1:20 PM
  • Monday, Oct. 3, 3:30-4:20 PM
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5, 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2:30-3:20 PM
  • Thursday, Oct. 6, 12:30-1:320 PM
  • Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:30-2:20 PM
  • Friday, Oct. 7, 1:30-2:20 PM

*Information Sessions listed above will be held on the Seattle campus in Mary Gates Hall (MGH) room 171-E, in the Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity (EXPD).  No registration necessary.

Leadership Application Workshop:

  • Monday, Oct. 10, 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 171  RSVP
    (Pre-registration is requested, but not required.)

Research Application Workshops (select one):

  • Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 171  RSVP
  • Monday, Oct. 17, 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 171  RSVP
    (Pre-registration is requested, but not required.)

Leadership Deadline: Monday, October 17 at 5:00 PM

Research Deadline: Monday, October 24 at 5:00 PM

Begin the online application and learn more on our website: expd.uw.edu/mge.
Email mgates@uw.edu with any questions

Academic: Informatics Application Opens April 15!

The Informatics application for the 2016-2017 academic year opens on April 15! Planning to apply? Don’t miss out on these writing workshops, where we’ll help you fine-tune your application essays!

Plan to bring drafts of your application essays to these workshops for review. You can find this year’s essay prompts at https://ischool.uw.edu/future/informatics/application-materials. Please note that the prompts have changed slightly from last year’s application. Continue reading

Volunteer: Seattle MESA Day 2016

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Seattle MESA is recruiting for volunteers to help out at MESA Day!

Seattle MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) will be hosting MESA Day at North Seattle College March 26th, Saturday.

We are looking for volunteers, who can participate in many ways, including: judge challenges, lead mini competitions, present demonstrations, and basic event logistics (taking pictures, serving lunch, for example).

To sign up: http://goo.gl/forms/Ks9q1zdgQZ

For more information: http://seattlemesa.org/take-action/mesa-day/

It would be great to have you there volunteering!

Questions? Contact Martha Flores Pérez – mgfp@uw.edu

Mary Gates Endowment for Students

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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/creative/scholarly activities.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major, residency status or home campus.

Leadership Application Workshop:
Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 4:00-5:50 PM in MGH 171  RSVP
(Pre-registration is requested, but not required.)

Research Application Workshops (select one):
Thursday, Jan. 21 at 4:00-5:50 PM in MGH 171  RSVP
Monday, Jan. 25 at 4:00-5:50 PM in MGH 171  RSVP

(Pre-registration is requested, but not required.)

Leadership Deadline: Monday, January 25 at 5:00 PM
Research Deadline: Monday, February 1 at 5:00 PM

Begin the online application and learn more on our website, expd.uw.edu/mge.  Email mgates@uw.edu with any questions.

Funding: Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS)

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Scholarships Up to $ 22,500 for STEM & Health Care Majors

Application Opens January 4, 2016

We are excited to announce that the online application for the 2016-2017 Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) will be available on our website soon!

We will select nearly 1450 new students to receive funding and additional professional development support and industry exploration opportunities. We need your help in encouraging every eligible student in Washington to apply! Continue reading