Please join us in celebrating
UW’s undergraduate students and alumni who applied for competitive scholarship programs this year, and our amazingly dedicated campus colleagues who supported these applicants!
Anne Mwendar (2014 UW graduate, pictured second from left with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon) has been selected as a 2015 Rangel Fellow! Congratulations Anne! The Charles B. Rangel Fellowship
aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. Each year, the Rangel Program selects 20 outstanding Rangel Fellows in a highly competitive nationwide process and helps support them through two years of graduate study, internships and professional development activities, and entry into the Foreign Service.
Varsha Govindaraju is the UW's latest Luce Scholar! A Law, Societies & Justice and Anthropology major, Varsha will graduate in Spring 2015 and spend the following year in Asia through the Luce Scholars Program
, which provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia.
Cameron Turtle and Byron Gray are the UW’s 36th & 37th Rhodes
Scholars, selected in 2012. Turtle was a Bioengineering major and Gray majored in Political Science, Asian Studies and Law, Societies & Justice. Both graduated in June 2012 and are currently pursuing graduate work at the University of Oxford in England.
Kristen Olson was a Fulbright
English Teaching Assistant in Georgia over the 2011-2012 academic year. Olson is pictured overlooking the ancient Georgian capital of Mtskheta.
The Martin Family Foundation Scholarship (Achievement & Honors)
enable community college students of exceptional ability and achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington, Seattle Campus. Achievement Scholars are selected during their first year at the CC and Honors are selected as they transition into Fall/Winter quarter.
Benjamin Lee, a senior majoring in International Studies and Chinese, took advantage of a broad range of scholarship programs, research opportunities, study abroad and language learning programs to develop skills necessary for a career in international diplomacy. Read more
about Ben’s studies at UW and the scholarship programs that supported and helped him to develop his goals.