Funding: CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship ($5000+course credit)

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The next CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Scholarship ($5,000+course credit) Info Sessions will be held at 12:30PM – 1:30PM, Thursday 3/29 and Friday 3/30 in Mary Gates Hall Room 171.

The CoMotion Mary Gates Innovation Internship Program is now accepting applications (apply here)!  Students can spend Summer quarter working as interns with UW faculty-led start-up companies, seeking to transfer research to real-world applications.  Participants will build upon their strengths and learn about intellectual property and entrepreneurship through hands-on teamwork with an emerging company. Continue reading

Events: Register Now for the 2018 Diversity Leadership Conference

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Registration is open now for the 2018 Diversity Leadership Conference: Understanding Self in the Context of Community.

This *FREE* half-day conference is open to all undergraduate students, and provides an opportunity for skill-building, connection with staff and community facilitators, and exploration of current and relevant leadership topics and concepts.

Students can elect to participate in the Leadership Workshop Track (rotating workshops, all levels and class years) or can apply to participate in the Advanced Leadership Track (a more intensive 3-hour training led by UW staff, juniors and seniors preferred). More information on the workshops and conference can be found on the Husky Leadership Initiative website.  The event will close with a networking reception featuring recent UW alumni (appetizers provided).

Diversity Leadership Conference: Understanding Self in the Context of Community
Friday, February 9, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

Register now!

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