Funding Opportunities

Jackson School Scholarships (JSIS Only)

Academic Scholarships

The application will be available using the ‘Apply’ link on the right side of this page on February 19, 2018 and will be due on March 30, 2018 at 5 PM Pacific Time.

General Guidelines

  • Must be enrolled full-time 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 using the ‘Apply’ link on this page

Internships

(JSIS only):Fathi-DiLuck,Jackson-Fosdick, and Taylor. (JSIS and Public/ Global Health only) Shedd.

For full information on JSIS Internship Scholarships, see here.

Ivy Hovey Fitch Endowed Scholarship in International Studies

Scholarship for JSIS graduate and undergraduate students (any program); typically provides $1,000 toward tuition.  May be used in either the summer or academic year.

  • Priority to students planning to study foreign language abroad, but others eligible
  • Female students are encouraged to apply

Neal and Helen Fosseen Endowed Scholarship in International Studies

Scholarship for JSIS undergraduates (any program); covers full-time in-state tuition for spring quarter 2019.

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing in 2018-19
  • 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 2018-19
  • 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 2018-19
  • Primary criteria are academic merit and financial need
  • Female students are encouraged to apply

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 abroad.

  • All Jackson School undergraduates who will graduate in August 2016 or after are eligible to apply
  • Priority to students with junior or senior standing in 2018-19