ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS (JSIS students only)

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General Guidelines

  • must be full-time enrolled for the duration of the award period, including concurrent enrollment through the UW Study Abroad office if studying abroad
  • in-state, out-of-state and international students may apply (exceptions noted below)
  • requires submission of a 1-2 page written statement, unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended, one letter of recommendation, and financial aid status (submit a PDF file of the document at MyUW / Student Personal Services / Financial Aid Status)
  • To apply: Complete the online JSIS Scholarship Application

Ivy Hovey Fitch Endowed Scholarship in International Studies
Scholarship for JSIS graduate and undergraduate students (any program); typically provides $1,000 toward tuition

  • Priority to students planning to study foreign language abroad, but others eligible.

Neal and Helen Fosseen Endowed Scholarship in International Studies
Scholarship for JSIS undergraduates (any program); covers full-time in-state tuition for spring quarter 2016.

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing in 2015-16
  • Primary criterion is academic merit; other factors (e.g., financial need, service and activities) also may be considered
  • Accommodation may be made for internships, study abroad, or other special situations

David Hughes Endowed Scholarship                                                              
Scholarship for JSIS undergraduates (any program); provides approximately $2,000 toward academic-year tuition.

  • Junior or senior standing in 2015-16
  • Primary criteria are academic merit and financial need, coupled with preference to students with an interest in the Foreign Service, and secondarily to those with an interest in diplomacy, foreign affairs, Asian cultural affairs, and NGO activities abroad. Also preference to students who have learned or are learning a foreign language other than the one spoken at home.

Margaret Mykut Scholarships in International Studies
Scholarship for JSIS undergraduates (any program); provides $4,000 toward academic year tuition while studying abroad on a UW-affiliated program

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing in 2015-16
  • Primary criteria are academic merit and financial need

Crawford Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for JSIS undergraduates (any program) who are residents of Washington State. Provides $4,000-$5,000 for academic year tuition and fees.

  • Primary criterion is academic merit; other factors (e.g., financial need, service and activities) also may be considered
  • Underrepresented minority are students encouraged to apply

Alice Wanamaker Scholarships
Scholarships of up to $2,000 to support summer study or internship activity abroad. Any location, with priority this year to locations in Europe and Latin America.

  • All Jackson School undergraduates who will graduate in August 2015 or after are eligible to apply
  • Priority to students with junior or senior standing in 2015-16

Jao Scholarships                                                                                            Scholarships in varying amounts to support study or internship activity abroad (academic year or summer).

  • All Jackson School undergraduates who will graduate in August 2015 or after are eligible to apply, as long as the study/activity takes place before graduation
  • Priority to students with junior or senior standing in 2015-16

 Questions?  Email rldavis@uw.edu

Jackson School
Office of Academic Services
111 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-6001
jsisadv@u.washington.edu