Scholarships and Info Sessions For Study And Research in the UK and Ireland

Interested in graduate-level study or research at universities in the UK or Ireland in 2021-2022?

Consider applying for these full funding opportunities:

  • Churchill Scholarship (UW Nomination required)
  • Gates Cambridge Scholarship
  • Marshall Scholarship (any UK university)
  • Mitchell Scholarship (Island of Ireland)
  • Rhodes Scholarship (Cambridge)

Information Sessions are listed below.

General Eligibility (each scholarship has specific requirements)

  • GPA 3.7+
  • Track record of research, community, and/or extracurricular involvement and leadership
  • Rhodes and Gates Cambridge are open to citizens of all countries. Churchill, Marshall, and Mitchell require US Citizenship
  • Rhodes and Mitchell have any limits
  • Must earn a Bachelor’s degree by August 2021 or earlier

Apply for UW Nomination here.

UW Application Deadline: 4/26/2020

Learn more about each scholarship here.

General UW Information Sessions: Join us to learn more about the campus application and nomination process for any and all of these scholarships, whether you know you’re interested or just exploring options! RSVP for any session here.

  • Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm, MGH 171 or online
  • Monday, March 2, 2020, 5:30-6:30pm, MGH 171 or online
  • Thursday, April 2, 2020, 4:30-5:30pm, MGH 171 or online

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., MGH 171 or online

  • Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at any UK institution in any field of study.
  • Join Mr. Robin Twyman, Consul (Business and Government Affairs) in the UK Government Office in Seattle, to learn more about the Marshall Scholarships program and application process. Mr. Twyman will be joined by UW faculty member and Marshall Scholar alumnus Dr. David Ginger, Chemistry, who will share his experiences studying in the UK as a Marshall Scholar.
  • Please RSVP to attend either in-person or online. All are welcome!

SEAW Scholarship Deadline Coming Soon

The Structural Engineers Association of Washington (SEAW) is offering $5,000
scholarships to current college or university students studying Structural
Engineering and planning to make their professional career in the practice of
Structural Engineering.

Applications are due by Feb 28, 2020. You can apply and learn more here.

Requirements of Students applying for the SEAW Scholarship:

• Official resident of the State of Washington. Residents of this state attending
schools in other states are eligible. Students attending in-state schools on a
nonresident basis are not eligible.
• At the time of application, be currently enrolled in a program of study majoring in
Structural Engineering as a senior undergraduate or as a graduate student.
• Having a commitment to making a professional career in the practice of
Structural Engineering.

How to Apply:
• Obtain application materials here.
• Have all documents submitted to the SEAW office by February 28th to be
considered for the current year’s scholarship award.

How the Scholarship Award Recipient is selected:
From qualified students submitting applications, the SEAW selection committee will
determine those to be interviewed. Those applicants to be interviewed will be notified by
April 8th, and interviews will be scheduled. Only those interviewed will be given further
consideration. Final decisions relating to all matters of eligibility and award of the
Scholarship rests solely with the SEAW selection committee.

Scholarship recipients will be announced in April.

Structural Engineers Foundation 2019-2020 Academic Scholarship DUE APRIL 29,2019


A. Four scholarship categories are available:

  1.  Undergraduate engineering scholarship
  2.  Graduate engineering scholarship
  3. Max Zar Scholarship, awarded to an outstanding student pursuing his or  her engineering studies in the State of Illinois
  4.  Rubinos-Mesia Scholarship, named for Teresa Mesia Rubinos and Jacinto Rubinos, awarded to an outstanding engineering student of Hispanic descent.

An individual can apply for multiple categories of scholarships. The undergraduate scholarship is intended for students who will be entering the third year or above of an undergraduate program during the 2019-2020 academic year. The graduate scholarship is intended for students who will be entering or continuing a graduate program during the 2019-2020 academic year. The Max Zar and Rubinos-Mesia Scholarships are open to undergraduate (entering the third year or above) and graduate students.

Complete application packages must be received by the Structural Engineers Foundation by April 29, 2019. Incomplete applications or submissions received after April 29 will not be considered.

More information and to apply check here:

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship – Info Session 5/22

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

  • UW Information Session: Tuesday, May 22, 4:30pm, Allen Library Auditorium
  • Please RSVP (though drop-ins are welcome)

Who should attend?  Undergraduates planning ahead for graduate school AND incoming first-year PhD students (US citizenship or permanent residency is required)

What fields are included?  Applied physical and biological sciences, math, and engineering (“applied” is broadly construed; get additional details about applicable fields at

What will be covered at the info session?  Dr. Vincent Holmberg, Hertz Scholar alum and faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering, and Dr. Floris van Breugel, Hertz Scholar alum and Post-Doctoral Scholar in the Department of Biology and the e-Science Institute, will share their insights, advice, tips and answer questions for current and future applicants. Join us to learn more and dispel myths about this opportunity for seniors wishing to pursue PhDs, and first-year grad students, in any of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

What does the Hertz Fellowship provide?  A cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend up to $32,000/year for up to 5 years, the research freedom to pursue their PhD, and mentorship and counsel through the lifelong community of peers.

FYI: $2k scholarships from SEAW-SW available NOW

The Southwest Chapter of the Structural Engineers Association of Washington (SEAW-SW) is offering $2,000 scholarships to current college or university students studying Structural Engineering. We are hoping to encourage and support students who plan to make their professional career the practice of Structural Engineering, and, have a connection to the Southwest Chapter region of Washington State (Pierce, Thurston and South King Counties). Please disregard the original deadline; all applications should be submitted ASAP.

Reminder: Structural Engineers Foundation Scholarships – Applications due April 30!

Reminder: applications are due Monday, April 30, 2018.

The Structural Engineers Foundation (SEF) is currently accepting applications for the upcoming academic year for undergraduate and graduate students studying structural engineering. Applicants will be evaluated on scholarship, leadership, and academic involvement.  Up to four scholarships will be awarded, each in the amount of $2,500.  One of the four scholarships, the Max Zar scholarship, is awarded to a student enrolled in a school in Illinois. The Rubinos-Mesia scholarship is awarded to a student of Hispanic descent.

The Scholarship Information & Application form includes eligibility requirements and application guidelines, and can be downloaded and submitted electronically.

Scholarship applications must be received by Monday, April 30, 2018. Winners will be notified by June 1.

2018 Brown and Caldwell Scholarships

Brown and Caldwell awards college scholarships worth $5,000 each to promising full-time students pursuing careers in the environmental profession through a variety of award programs, including the Dr. Wesley Eckenfelder, Jr. Scholarship, the Minority Scholarship Program, the Women in Leadership Scholarship and the GLBTQ Scholarship.

Students enrolled in their junior or senior year or graduate program at an accredited college or university are welcome to apply. Eligible declared majors include civil, chemical or environmental engineering or one of the related environmental sciences (e.g. biology, geology, hydrogeology, ecology). For full eligibility guidelines, please refer to the individual scholarship pages.

The deadline for applications is April 15th. To learn more, go check out the Scholarship FAQs.

CFMA Scholarship

The Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is offering a scholarship to students in construction management Bachelor’s Degree programs in the state of Washington.

Application deadline: 3/31/18

Scholarship Overview:

Puget Sound Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is a local non-profit organization dedicated to being the communications leader and premier source of education and information for aspects of financial management unique to the construction industry. Our local chapter consists of more than 130 individual members representing approximately 100 different companies in the Puget Sound region including: construction companies, lawyers, banks, insurance and surety bonding companies, accounting software, suppliers to the construction industry and CPA’s. Continue reading

ASCE 2018-2019 Howard Preston Scholarship

The application for the 2018-2019 Howard Preston Scholarship Award sponsored by the Columbia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is now available. The Columbia Section is awarding $2,000 total scholarship money this year.

Scholarship Eligibility & Information:


The application deadline is April 15, 2018. 

2018 SEED Scholarship

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 recipient will receive a one-time award, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, which will be dispensed in the 2018-2019 academic year. The award is made available through generous contributions to La Raza Student Commission and its constituents.

Recipients will be notified by March 31st, 2018. To acknowledge these accomplishments and receipt of scholarship, recipients will speak at the DREAM Banquet on April 14, 2018 at 4 PM held at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus. Further details will be provided with the award letter.

Scholarship Eligibility and Requirements:

  • Be an undocumented student
  • Will be enrolled full time at the UW (Seattle, Bothell, or Tacoma) during the 2018-19 school year
  • Demonstrate leadership
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Demonstrate academic potential
  • Must attend dream banquet on April 14, 2018.

Apply at 

Deadline: March 25, 2018