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Scholarship Program Information Sessions

October 30, 2014, Mary Gates Hall

Several scholarship programs will be providing information sessions during the fair. RSVP to let us know you plan to attend any of these sessions:

  • 10:30am, MGH 171 - National Institutes of Health scholarships and training opportunities

Join Dr. Wendy Fibison from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to learn about the variety of scholarships and training programs offered by the NIH.

  • 11:30am, MGH 171 - Marshall Scholarships Programme for graduate study in the UK

Seattle-based British Consul Robin Twyman, Tony Jenks from the British Consulate-General in San Francisco, and Professor David Ginger, UW Department of Chemistry, Associate Director of the UW's Clean Energy Institute, and 1997 Marshall Scholar, will discuss the UK’s Marshall Scholarship programme, which stems from the post-WWII Marshall Plan. These scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom in any field. Up to 40 Marshall Scholars are selected each year from across the US, and selected scholars have a choice between 10 different UK universities. Tony and Robin will explain details of the Scholarship programme, application process, and how to make your application stand out.

  • 12:30pm, MGH 171 - Washington State Opportunity Scholarships & Leadership 1000 Scholarships

Join Theresa Britschgi, Kim King, and Lauren Hardin from the College Success Foundation to learn more about the WSOS and Leadership 1000 Scholarships programs. WSOS supports low- and middle-income students pursuing eligible, high-demand majors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and health care and encourages recipients to work in Washington State once they complete their degrees. Leadership 1000 Scholarships support low- and middle-income Washington residents. Funded by individuals, foundations or businesses, Leadership 1000 Scholarships are customized around a general set of requirements requested by donors.

  • 1:00pm, MGH 171 - Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at Oxford

Join representatives of the Rhodes Scholarships to learn about applying for these awards and about graduate studies at Oxford.

  • 2:30pm, MGH 171 - USAID Donald M. Payne Fellowship Program & Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program

Tessa Henry, Program Officer for the USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship will discuss that program, along with the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship and Summer Enrichment programs. All three of these programs prepare undergraduate students for careers in international affairs and foreign service.

  • 3:30pm, MGH 171 - Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships

Come find out how to get paid to study foreign language and area studies! Robyn Davis, FLAS Coordinator, will provide details about the FLAS Fellowships, which pay $15,000 during the academic year and $7,500 during the summer to support undergraduate study of foreign language at the intermediate level or above. The FLAS will fund most languages offered at UW, but does not fund undergraduate French, German or Spanish study.