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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 or quarter breaks.


Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30 PM
Thursdays, 3:00-4:30 PM

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

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




  • AUTUMN 2015

Application Open: Tuesday, September 15

Information Sessions (select one):
Monday, Oct. 5 at 2:30-3:20 PM and 3:30-4:20 PM, in MGH 258
Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 10:30-11:20 AM and 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM, in MGH 171
Thursday, Oct. 8 at 1:30-2:20 PM and 2:30-3:20 PM, in MGH 258
Friday, Oct. 9 at 11:00-11:50 AM in MGH 171
Leadership Application Workshop:
Monday, Oct. 12 at 4:00-5:50 PM in MGH 171  RSVP
(Pre-registration is requested, but not required.)
Research Application Workshops (select one):
Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 258  RSVP
Monday, Oct. 19 at 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 171  RSVP

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

Leadership Deadline: Monday, October 19 at 5:00 PM

Research Deadline: Monday, October 26 at 5:00 PM


  • WINTER 2016

Application Open: Tuesday, December 15

Leadership Deadline: Monday, January 25 at 5:00 PM

Research Deadline: Monday, February 1 at 5:00 PM

Additional dates of information sessions and application workshops will be posted in late September.


  • SPRING 2016

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