Interested in exploring China and its role in the world through a Master’s program at Peking University? Join John Holden, Associate Dean at Yenching Academy, to learn more about this new international graduate program at Peking University offering a Master’s in China Studies with scholarship support. Students who will have a bachelor’s degree in any field by Aug. 31, 2016 are eligible to apply this year. With some exceptions, applicants must be aged 26 or younger on August 31, 2016 (see below for complete eligibility requirements).

UW Information Session: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 from 4:30-5:30pm, Mary Gates Hall room 224 | RSVP to attend | Free food is provided!

Brief Program Information:

The Yenching Academy offers an intensive program of interdisciplinary classroom and field study of Chinese history and culture, as well as real-time issues in China’s development.  As a college integrated within Peking University (PKU), the Yenching Academy prepares a diverse group of exceptional international and Chinese students with the knowledge of China that they need to fulfill their potential as global citizens and leaders. Yenching Academy offers courses in English. Concentration options include:

  • Philosophy and Religion
  • Economics and Management
  • Law and Society
  • Politics and International Relations
  • History and Archaeology
  • Literature and Culture

Scholarship Support:

The Yenching Academy provides a competitive postgraduate financial package. All students receive a fellowship that covers tuition, accommodation and living costs, as well as round trip airfare from their home country. The fellowship for international students ends after twelve months; they may complete and defend their thesis within one year after they have completed their Yenching Academy residence. Additional funding, in the form of research or teaching assistantships, will be available for international students in good standing who choose to complete their thesis at PKU during their second year. Mainland Chinese students will be supported on campus for two years.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Foreign Students & Students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan
    • Bachelor’s degree in any field
    • 25 years old or younger on August 31, 2016; students from countries with mandatory military service for college graduates must be 27 years old or younger on August 31, 2016
  • Chinese Mainland Students
    • Chinese students will be admitted according to the regulations of the Ministry of Education. They must be qualified to be exempt from the examination based on their mainland Chinese university’s recommendations.  This process differs from that for foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

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UW students and alumni must apply for UW nomination to be considered. Details about UW’s application and nomination process are at UW’s deadline for applications is Dec. 21, 2015.

Applications accepted Oct. 16–Nov. 13
We invite proposals from graduate students to undertake projects in public scholarship in summer 2016. Awards in this new program are in the amount of $6,500 with an additional research budget of $2,000.
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Foreign Language & Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) available to undergraduate, graduate and professional students

FLAS fellowships award tuition and a living stipend as follows:

Academic Year Graduate: $18,000 tuition, $15,000 living stipend
Academic Year Undergraduate: $10,000 tuition, $5,000 living stipend
Summer Graduate/Undergraduate: $5,000 tuition, $2,500 living stipend

The FLAS Fellowship is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. FLAS Fellowships support study of the following languages and their world regions:

-Arabic –Bangla -Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian –Bulgarian –Burmese -Canadian First Nations-–Chinese-–Czech-–Danish -Estonian -Filipino/Tagalog-–Finnish-–French-–German-–Hebrew-–Hindi -Indonesian/Malay-–Italian-–Japanese-–Kazakh-–Khmer-–Korean-–Latvian-–Lithuan! ian-–Norwegian-–Persian-–Polish-–Portuguese-–Russian-–Sl! ovenian-–Spanish-–Swahili- –Swedish-–Tajik-–Thai-–Turkish-–Uighur-–Urdu-–Uzbek-–Vietnamese

FLAS Information Sessions, covering FLAS benefits and requirements, the application process, and the use of FLAS awards abroad, will be held at the following dates and times:

Thursday, October 29, 10-2 Undergraduate Fellowships Fair, Mary Gates Hall, FLAS session 10:30, Mary Gates Hall 171
Tuesday, November 10, 10-2 UW Study Abroad Fair, HUB Ballroom
Thursday, November 12, 2-3 PST Web Chat*
Wednesday, November 18, 3:30-4:30 in Thomson Hall 317
Tuesday, December 1, 2;30-3:30 in Thomson Hall 317
Wednesday, December 16, 3:30-4:30 PST Web Chat*
Tuesday, January 5, 1:30-2:30, Thomson Hall 317
Thursday, January 14, 2:30-3:30 Virtual Office Hour
*see FLAS website (link below) for access instructions for web chhat sessions and virtual office hours

Applications due January 29, 2016. Questions: email

For more inform! ation, visit

The Prevention Fellowship Program is proud to announce OPEN RECRUITMENT for the 2015-2017 SAMHSA/CSAP Prevention Fellowship Program.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is accepting applications for the Prevention Fellowship Program.

The Prevention Fellowship Program invites qualified individuals who are seeking professional growth in the field of substance abuse prevention. Fellows receive a yearly stipend of up to $37,000, and will be required to work 32 hours per week.  There are 15 Fellow positions available. These individuals will be assigned to a mentor from participating State agencies and National Organizations throughout the United States and U.S. Pacific Jurisdictions. (Visit the application Web site at<> for a list of participating locations).

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The June 15th deadline is fast approaching for scholarships and grants offered by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies. The Bridges Center offers a series of grants and scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students with a strong interest in labor, human rights, and social justice, as well as a research grant available to faculty. There are many awards available, and we’re eager to see an inspiring group of applicants this year!

For more information on the different types of awards the Bridges Center offers, see the links below!


The Prevention Fellowship Program is proud to announce OPEN RECRUITMENT for the 2015-2017 SAMHSA/CSAP Prevention Fellowship Program.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is accepting applications for the Prevention Fellowship Program. Read more

The SSWLHC-WA is now accepting applications for the 2015 Student Scholarship.

Purpose of Award:

  • To raise the visibility of the Social Work profession in the area of health care.
  • To honor and support outstanding students who are committed to pursuing a Social Work career in health care.

Description of Award:

The scholarship winner(s) will receive a cash award from $1,000 to $2, 500. In addition, all applicants will receive a one-year membership in the SSWLHC, Washington Chapter. Recipient(s) of the award will serve as liaison to the various Schools of Social Work on behalf of the Washington State SSWLHC Board as Member-at-Large for one year. The recipient(s) will act as representative for the social work students to the Board; educating students about SSWLHC, informing students of organization events, and participating in monthly board meetings and some committee work.


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2015-2016 Labor Studies Scholarships & Research Grants
Full information:

Are you a University of Washington student studying labor and workers rights? Working for social justice outside the classroom? Pursuing a career in the labor movement, law, public service or the non-profit sector? Apply for a scholarship or grant!

Each year, the Harry Bridges Center awards thousands of dollars to top students in Labor Studies. This year, over $35,000 will be awarded. Deadlines for this year’s awards are approaching. Apply now!

Deadline to apply:
Monday, June 15, 2015

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Are you passionate about health equity and engaged in community settings where you are seeking to address health disparities?  Do you enjoy expressing yourself through art, music, film, poetry, photography, or other creative forms?

If so, this is your chance to enter a submission into the Health Equity Reflections Contest, which encourages you to combine your passions and share your reflections with a broader audience!

Submissions Due May 7th at 5pm

How it works:

  • We’ve got prizes!  The top three winners will each receive $250 of funding which can be utilized to support attendance at a health equity themed conference OR put toward supporting a health equity focused student group initiative.
  • Contestants should be prepared to present their submission at the Health Sciences Service Learning and Advocacy Summit on May 19th between 6-8 in the Rotunda.  Dinner will be provided.
  • Submissions must focus in some way on your personal engagements with health equity focused service learning, advocacy, or organizing.
  • Please be conscientious of patient or client confidentiality in your reflections.
  • Be creative! As long as you can figure out a way to share your reflection with us, we’re open to all forms of expression.

How to enter:

  • Fill out and submit the catalyst survey below by May 7th at 5pm:
  • Put the HSSLA Summit on your calendar.
  • Wait for notification from the Summit Subcommittee about the status of your entry.
  • If selected, plan to share your entry at the Summit.

Because being a future health professional doesn’t mean relinquishing your humanity, sense of justice, or creativity! 

Questions? Please email David Fernando at

Marcy Migdal Fund

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 provides two cash awards of $1,000 each per academic year.


  • Application available: April 1, 2015
  • Application due: May 1, 2015
  • Notification: Applicants will be notified on or about May 15, 2015

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Graduate Funding for International Students

When? Thursday, April 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Where? UW Seattle campus in the Allen Library Auditorium

This Graduate Funding Information Service workshop covers funding resources for international graduate students, including fellowships, scholarships, grants, and student employment opportunities to help finance tuition, research and travel. Representatives from Core Programs, Office of Fellowships and Awards, and International Student Services will also answer questions. It is suggested (but not required) that students bring a laptop/tablet to navigate along during the presentation.

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The School of Social Work Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the Rickey Scholarship for autumn quarter 2015.  The deadline for submission May 1,, 2015.

Below is a link for the Rickey Fellowship.  This fellowship is  for the MSW students who will be in their Advanced Concentration (Day and EDP) beginning autumn quarter 2015.  I you have any questions, please feel free to direct your questions to

School of Social Work

Scholarship Committee

UW S.E.E.D Scholarship
Success, Education and Empowerment for all DREAMers

Applications for the UW S.E.E.D Scholarship Program are currently being accepted. Please submit all materials by May 1, 2015 by 5pm.
The S.E.E.D Scholarship aims to positively acknowledge the contributions of undocumented students enrolled at the University of Washington. This award recognizes UW students for their academic excellence, involvement in the community and demonstrated leadership. The award is open to all undocumented students who will be registered full-time enrolled students at the UW during the 2015-2016 academic year.

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The scholarships advising offices on all 3 UW campuses are hosting  workshops and information session to prepare students for scholarship and graduate school application processes this quarter. Click the link below to find information about spring quarter workshops and scholarship deadlines for undergraduate students.

Spring 2015 Scholarships Info

The Certificate in Public Scholarship enables graduate students to integrate their intellectual, political, and professional interests through engagement with diverse publics.
Together the Certificate’s students, faculty, and community partners … Read more


Area Studies and Indigenous Ways of Knowing

Deadline for Proposals: April 30, 2015

Emerging from the fruitful convergences of an emergent Arctic Studies program and on-going cross-campus projects on Native and Indigenous Studies, the Canadian Studies Center, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, the Jackson School of International Studies, American Indian Studies and the Comparative History of Ideas program invite graduate students to apply for support of research that contributes to a dialogue between Area Studies and Indigenous Ways of Knowing. With support from an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant administered by the College of Arts and Sciences, we will be able to fund 3 graduate student grants of $5,000 each.*

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The ADA Program is seeking the next generation of disability advocates!

Young leaders with a disability are encouraged to apply for up to $10,000 in funding

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The NASW Foundation is accepting online applications for its 2015 – 2016 fellowship and scholarship awards through March 4, 2014. Eligible NASW members are invited to apply.

  • The Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarships are awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work interested in working with American Indian/Alaska Native and Hispanic/Latino populations or in public and voluntary nonprofit agency settings. Up to10 scholarships of up to $4,000 each will be awarded.

  • The Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarships are awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who demonstrate an interest in or have experience with health/mental health practice and have a commitment to working in African American communities. With a generous grant from the New York Community Trust Robert and Ellen Popper Scholarship Fund, the NASW Foundation is pleased to announce SOCIAL WORK HEALS, a collaborative endeavor of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). This grant will increase the annual funding from 4 scholarships in the amount of $4,150 each to 4 scholarships in the amount of $5,500 each.

Application opens Feb. 3! Applications due March 3!
The mission of the Pat Tillman Foundation is to invest in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.
Each year, the Pat Tillman Foundation selects up to 60 Tillman Scholars: military veterans and spouses who embody Pat’s unwavering commitment to service, learning and action. The scholars chosen demonstrate clear academic and career goals, extraordinary leadership potential, and a deep desire to create positive change through their work in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. Students from all fields are eligible to apply. The scholarship is not a gift; it’s an investment in excellence and potential. Scholars receive the benefits of leadership development and a community of peers and mentors to help them reach their fullest potential as leaders.

Since its inception, 347 Tillman Military Scholars nationwide have been awarded over $6 million. This year, 60 new Tillman Military Scholars join Current and Network Tillman Military Scholars both online and in‐person at the annual Pat Tillman Leadership Summit and subsequent regional gatherings throughout the U.S., as well as at Pat’s Run each April.

Eligibility Requirements:

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Did you know that the PhD program in social work at The Catholic University of America is the 3rd oldest one in the world?  The program is robust, producing significant scholarship and highly skilled scholars who have gone on to prominent careers in academia. Faculty at NCSSS are leading experts in their respective fields. CUA is located in the heart of Washington, DC, just a few Metro stops from the US Capitol and federal agencies. CUA is truly a great place to complete a PhD in social work!

Great News! Financial support has been acquired for eight doctoral students per year that includes full tuition for six years, as well as fellowships at $18,000 to $20,000 per year for the first two years. Given the magnitude of the award, CUA is seeking only the highest quality doctoral students who will be engaged in active scholarly work in one of the five research centers.

For additional information or questions, contact Dr. Lynn Mayer, Assistant Dean and Chair of the PhD Program at

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