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The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund regards its scholarship grants as a very worthwhile investment in the future of the fashion industry and, since its inception, has awarded over $8 million in scholarships to more than 900 students nationwide. $5,000 YMA FSF Scholarships are available only to students from YMA FSF member schools, which range from design-focused schools to business-oriented universities across the U.S. UW has just been added as a member school, so UW undergraduates in any major with an interest in the fashion industry are encouraged to apply!
$5,000 scholarships are awarded based entirely on merit, taking into consideration the completion of a case study project, resume, and a phone or in-person interview with a YMA FSF Ambassador. As further support to its scholars, FSF facilitates internships with prestigious fashion companies and provides career mentoring by prominent senior executives who serve on the FSF Board. Participating companies have included Calvin Klein, Li & Fung, VF Sportswear, Fishman & Tobin, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Liz Claiborne, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Perry Ellis, Bloomingdales, Levi Strauss & Co., Target, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste and Tommy Hilfiger to name just a few.
- Students must have a desire and passion to enter the Fashion Industry.
- Qualifying students must be enrolled as full-time students at a member FSF college/university. UW is now a member FSF university.
- Eligible students must be a current sophomore, junior or senior. Applying seniors must be graduating in Spring 2014 vs. Fall 2013. Seniors graduating Fall 2013 are NOT ELIGIBLE.
- Overall G.P.A. of 3.0 or above in a 4.0 G.P.A. system.
As a member school, UW is able to forward 10 applications on to compete for these national awards. To be considered for one of these 10 slots, please complete UW’s internal application by Monday, October 14, 2013. Complete details and access to UW’s internal online application form is at http://expd.washington.edu/scholarships/search/search-results.html?page_stub=fashion. Additional information about the Fashion Scholarship Fund is at http://fashionscholarshipfund.org/scholarships.
Following the rigorous national selection process, $5,000 scholarships are awarded to the top candidates, which has previously totaled to about 100 students each year from across the country.
Please contact Robin Chang, Associate Director in the Office of Merit Scholarship, Fellowships & Awards at email@example.com or 206-543-2603 with any questions or concerns.
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WFAA is pleased to announce that our 2013/2014 Ethnic Diversity Scholarship is now LIVE at www.theWashBoard.org.
The WFAA scholarship is designed to make higher education more accessible to promising students of diverse ethnic backgrounds. This award is a one-year scholarship to attend a WFAA member college or university. The scholarship award amount is variable, up to $1,500.
Eligibility is based on the following:
. Strong leadership ability
. Academic promise, must have a minimum 3.0 GPA or its equivalent
. Financial need as certified on the application (determined by a 2013-2014 FAFSA) -OR-
. School certification demonstrating financial need as determined by a financial aid counselor
. Must enroll at least halftime at a WFAA member community or technical college, public or private college/university
. Must be a Washington State resident
Interested students are to register for a WashBoard Account. Applications are due by Friday, 9/6/13.
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairʼs Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is pleased to announce that the online application is now open for students participating in study abroad programs and internships during the spring 2014 term. The Gilman Program aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go. All eligible applicants are encouraged to apply. For more information about the Gilman Scholarship, webinar schedules, and other helpful resources, including subscription to Gilman Advisor Newsletters, please visit the Gilman website at www.iie.org/gilman.
Spring 2014 online applications are due October 1, 2013 by 11:59pm (central)
Students applying for any academic term must meet the eligibility requirements below:
* Enrolled as an undergraduate student at an accredited two or four-year U.S. Institution
* Receiving a Federal Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term abroad
* United States citizen
* Participating in a study abroad program or internship that is no less than four weeks (28 days) in one country and no more than an academic year
* Applying to or accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student’s home institution
* Studying or interning in any country not currently under a U.S. State Department Travel Warning or Cuba
The Gilman International Scholarship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Since the programʼs inception in 2001, the Gilman Program has awarded over 15,000 U.S. undergraduates of high financial need to study and intern abroad in over 130 countries from more than 1,100 institutions.
For more information, please contact the appropriate person below:
Last Name A-D
Last Name E-K
Last Name L-Q
Last Name R-Z
Midwest & Northeast Regions
South & West Regions
This program provides:
- 9K academic scholarship
- mandatory paid (6k) summer 2014 internship experience
- be a U.S. Citizen
- Have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Been enrolled full-time in a STEM discipline at a U.S. or U.S. Territory accredited institution
- Be a rising undergraduate sophomore or junior. Current undergraduate juniors are not eligible for a scholarship unless they expect to complete their undergraduate degree in Spring 2015 or later. Students who have less than two years left of full time study will not be eligible for a scholarship.
- The NASA MUREP Scholarship is a competitive scholarship opportunity that focuses on undeserved and underrepresented students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines, thereby addressing the critical shortage of qualified STEM professionals that the nation is facing.
Deadline to apply is August 23rd
- Go to http://intern.nasa.gov and log in to OSSI
- Click on the “my applications” tab and then the “scholarships” tab
- Complete or update your scholarship application
Awards will be made September 9th – 13th. Official scholarship start date is September 30th.
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DEADLINE is FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013.
Qualifications for MAP Scholarships:
-Continuing UW student in good standing
-Full-time student at the University of Washington, undergraduate or
-Minimum one quarter at the UW
-Financial aid need as determined by Office of Student Financial Aid
-Scholarship recipients must be present at the Bridging the Gap Breakfast
on Saturday, October 26, 2013 in order to receive the scholarship
Description of the award
The Presidential Scholarship is intended to support students who have clearly demonstrated scholastic achievement, an interest in research, and graduate degree goals. The award has historically ranged from $3,500-$4,500 for the academic year, which is contingent upon continued availability of funds. Upon receipt of the award, students will be expected to submit a formal research proposal, conduct three consecutive quarters of research, meet regularly with the EIP staff, present their year’s work at the joint Early Identification/McNair Program Annual Spring Research Conference in conjunction with the Undergraduate Research Symposium, and comply with the other requirements of Presidential Scholars. Awards are contingent upon the continued availability of funds.
An applicant should be either an Early Identification Program or a McNair Program student who:
- is interested in pursuing a research project with the supervision of a faculty member for the three consecutive quarters of the 2013-2014 academic year;
- plans to attend graduate school; and
- has a minimum of 125 credits.
We give priority to students with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and who regularly use the services of our programs.
Announcement Poster 2013
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Specifically designed for freshmen or sophomores, this introductory workshop offered by the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, in collaboration with Housing & Food Services, provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships, many of which will have deadlines during fall quarter. Join us to start planning and get ahead on what will be a busy fall.
- Tuesday, May 21, 5:30-6:20pm, McCarty Hall AB
- Wednesday, May 22, 5:30-6:20pm, Poplar Hall 105
RSVP to attend either session at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/230.
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!
Full information: http://depts.washington.edu/pcls/
Deadline to apply: June 10, 2013
This year’s scholarships include:
This year’s research grants include:
The Bridges Center supports ground-breaking labor studies research through our annual grant funding program. For a look at past sponsored projects, visit our Featured Research website.
For more information, visit the Bridges Center website at http://depts.washington.edu/pcls, or contact program coordinator Andrew Hedden at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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Have you the academic ability to thrive at one of the world’s leading universities?
Are you passionate about improving the lives of others?
Have you the leadership skills to take others with you?
If so, apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. These highly-competitive, full-cost scholarships are available to citizens of countries outside of the UK to undertake a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. With a global network of over 1,000 Gates Cambridge Scholars and Alumni from over 90 countries, you can be part of a life-changing experience and change the lives of others.
Unlike the Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships, applicants must first apply and be admitted to the University of Cambridge in order to be eligible to be considered for the Scholarship. As a result, interested candidates do not have to be nominated by their University to apply.
Hear about the Gates Cambridge Scholarship and study at the University of Cambridge from two Gates Scholars.
Sam Sudar attended St. John College, Cambridge as a Gates Scholars earning a Master of Philosophy in Neurobiology. Sudar is a second year PhD Student in Computer Science working on brain interfaces and technology for the developing world.
Michael Duyzend attended Girton College, Cambridge as a Gates Scholar earning a Master of Philosophy in Computational Biology. Duyzend is a second year MD/PhD student working with whole genome sequencing data to better understand the genetic underpinnings of autism.
Eligible candidates must:
- Have received a baccalaureate degree by the time they plan to enter the graduate programs
- Have outstanding intellectual ability and leadership potential
- Be committed to improving the lives of others
- Be a citizen of any country outside of the United Kingdom.
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship Information Workshop is scheduled for
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 4pm-5pm
171 Mary Gates Hall, Conference Room 173R
Please RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/90
For additional information, please contact Mona Pitre-Collins at email@example.com in the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards.
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