Funding

Marcy Migdal Fund for Educational Equality

Applications for 2024-2025 competition have been extended!

Apply by May 3, 2024 at 11 PM (PST).
Letter of recommendation due by May 10.

The Marcy Migdal Fund supports exceptional students engaged in activities aimed at enhancing access to education for vulnerable students, either locally or throughout the world, and helping them succeed in their education. The Marcy Migdal Scholarship currently provides up to three UW students per academic year with cash awards of $1,000 each to oversee and complete a community-focused project.

Learn more about the application process here and click here to explore profiles of current and past Fellows. Successful applications in the past have proposed a clear project goal and timeline for completion.

Marcy Migdal was known throughout Washington state as a leading educator in the field of multicultural education and for her passionate commitment to social justice and advocacy for the most vulnerable members of our community. It is the intent of this endowment that Marcy’s selfless dedication and activist spirit live on in this award. Scholarships will be awarded based on the adherence of the proposed activities to the priorities of the Marcy Migdal Fund.

Recipients must be enrolled during the quarter(s) the award is both received and distributed.

Application

Questions? Email philross@uw.edu