Funding Opportunities

Jackson School Scholarships (JSIS Only)

The application will be available using the ‘Apply’ link on the right side of this page on February 19, 2019 and will be due on March 29, 2019 at 5 PM Pacific Time.

Academic Scholarships

(Information on internship scholarships is available below)

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 one-page written statement, unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended, one letter of recommendation, and financial aid status (submit either a FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) or a PDF or Word file of the document at MyUW / Student Finances / Financial Aid Status.  Not a U.S. citizen/permanent resident?  See the ‘Financial Need’ section of the application for instructions)
  • To apply: Complete the online JSIS Scholarship Application using the ‘Apply’ link on this page

Ivy Hovey Fitch Endowed Scholarship in International Studies

Scholarship for JSIS graduate students and undergraduate students (any program). Provides $1,000 toward tuition in either the academic year or summer.

  • 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 2020.

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing in 2019-20
  • Primary criterion is academic merit; other factors (e.g., financial need, service and activities) also may be considered

David Hughes Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship for JSIS undergraduates (any program). Provides $2,000 toward academic year tuition.

  • Junior or senior standing in 2019-20
  • 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 $3,000 toward academic year tuition.

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior standing in 2019-20
  • 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 for academic year tuition and fees.

  • Primary criterion is academic merit; other factors (e.g., financial need, service and activities) also may be considered

Alice Wanamaker Scholarships

Scholarship for JSIS undergraduates (any program). Provides $2,000 toward academic year tuition.

  • Priority to students with junior or senior standing in 2019-20

 

Internship Scholarships

General Guidelines

Four different departmental scholarships are available for students pursuing internships. For full details on scholarship types and eligibility, please see here.

  • Students 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.
  • Requires submission of a written statement, unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended, and one letter of recommendation.
  • FAQs for internship scholarships are available here.
  • To apply: Complete the online JSIS Scholarship Application using the ‘Apply’ link on the right hand side of this page.