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Mary Gates Endowment For Students


All UW undergraduates are invited to learn more about the Mary Gates scholarships and how the Mary Gates Endowment for Students can support your ambitions. Most information about the scholarships and the application process can be found on this website, but you can also email us to ask questions or schedule an advising appointment. Click the links on the left to learn more about the scholarships, and start preparing for your next application!



Drop-in advising hours are held in Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters. There are no drop-in hours during Summer, finals weeks, or quarter breaks.


Students who cannot attend drop-in advising hours should email to schedule an appointment.

Students who would like to schedule a feedback appointment to discuss a previous application should sign up for a meeting on the Mary Gates Endowment Google calendar.

For all advising sessions, check in at the EXPD front desk in MGH 171.




  • AUTUMN 2016

Application Open: TBD
Appliation Deadline: Monday, October 17th,  at 5:00pm
Application Open: TBD
Application Deadline: Monday, October 24th, at 5:00pm 

Leadership & Research Scholarships: Applications are not accepted in Spring quarters.




Information Sessions (select one)*: 

Monday, Jan. 4 at 2:30-3:20 PM and 3:30-4:20 PM 

Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 10:00-10:50 AM

Thursday, Jan. 7 at 2:30-3:20  and 3:30-4:20 PM 

Friday, Jan. 8 at 12:30-1:20 PM and 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: 

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: January 25 at 5:00 p.m. 


Research Deadline: February 1 at 5:00 p.m.