Funding: Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund, Sept 1

Funding: Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund, Sept 1

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by September 1

A Scholarship for Children’s Librarians

The Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund was established in 1926 as a tribute to one of the great pioneers in American Librarianship in special recognition of her creative work for children throughout the country.

The Fund originated by the Hartford Librarian’s Club as a personal gift to Miss Hewins on the occasion of her fiftieth anniversary as Librarian of the Hartford Public Library. When Miss Hewins chose to use this gift as a basis for a scholarship award, generous contributions were received from family and friends and professional associates throughout Connecticut and the United States, thus assuring to the Scholarship a national character in keeping with the memory of the Librarian it honors. Continue reading

Funding: Scholarship Fridays

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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.

Funding: Mary Gates Scholarships – Essay Workshops

Mary Gates Scholarships

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

At the upcoming workshops, we’ll discuss the evaluation criteria, look at examples from successful applications, and provide the opportunity to exchange feedback with peers.

Leadership Application Workshop:
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 4:30-6:20 p.m.  RSVP
Registration is requested, but students are welcome to drop-in.

Research Application Workshops (select one):
Thursday, Jan. 22, 4:30-6:20 p.m.  RSVP
Monday, Jan. 26, 4:30-6:20 p.m.  RSVP
Registration is requested, but students are welcome to drop-in.

Leadership Deadline: Jan. 26, 5:00 p.m.
Research Deadline: Feb. 2, 5:00 p.m.

All application workshops will be held in the Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity (EXPD) in Mary Gates Hall (MGH) room 171.

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

Funding: Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines


Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines from the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Below are six campus scholarships with deadlines due in the next two/three weeks, offering funding for summer activities, special projects, for the next academic year or funding for graduate studies in the United Kingdom or Ireland.  Students from all three campuses are eligible to apply.

The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards website lists upcoming Scholarships within the next 30 days from our database.  This is a good resource for students to keep their eye on in that it changes each day – subtracting scholarships at the beginning of the list and/or adding scholarships at the end:

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