Diversity Minor Blog

March 7, 2018

Scholarships available from UW Classes of 1954, 1957, 1962 and Mortar Board Alumni

UW alumni provide scholarships to current UW students through many different scholarship programs. Four of these alumni scholarship programs are open for application now with deadlines in April! Eligibility requirements do vary among them, but all four are open to undergraduate students in all fields, and US citizenship is not required for any of them! The Mortar Board Alumni Scholarship is also open to graduate students. For the Class of 1954, 1957 and 1962 Scholarships, award amounts range from $1,000-$2,000. Attached are flyers for posting where possible.

  • UW Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to current undergraduate students at UW (all years; graduating seniors are not eligible unless they intend to enroll as full-time students in at least summer or fall quarter 2018). Students eligible to receive support from this endowment must be Washington State residents with demonstrated academic merit, leadership and service. The members of the University of Washington Class of 1962 wish to target support to students who may not qualify for financial aid but for whom the cost of attending the University poses significant financial challenges and must take out student loans and work full- or part-time to support their education. Get additional details and access the online application at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/1962Deadline – April 11. For questions, please contact: UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, scholarq@uw.edu.

  • UW Class of 1957 Scholars Award is sponsored by the UW Alumni Class of 1957 to provide scholarship support to outstanding undergraduate students at UW who demonstrate high academic merit and financial need. The scholarship is open to current sophomores, juniors and seniors (graduating seniors are not eligible unless they are intend to enroll as a full-time student summer or fall quarter 2018). Applicants may demonstrate academic merit through involvement in experiential learning activities relevant to their academic, career and/or professional goals.  Appropriate activities can be research, internships, study abroad or other experiential learning activities. Get details and apply at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/1957Deadline – April 11. For questions, please contact: UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards,scholarq@uw.edu.


  • UW Class of 1954 Achievement Scholarship will be awarded to outstanding students at UW who, by their achievements and goals, enrich society and themselves.  Scholarships are awarded to current UW juniors and seniors (graduating seniors are eligible if enrolled full time in spring 2018). The 1954 Reunion Committee offers several examples of they mean by “enriching society and themselves.” Examples of enriching activities might include study abroad, research, studying or working in service to communities (arranging such experiences with a partner agency/organization is a plus). Funding may be used to support activities engaged in during the Summer of 2018. Learn more and apply at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/1954Deadline – April 11. For questions, please contact: UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, scholarq@uw.edu.

  • Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation is now accepting applications from outstanding University of Washington students for the 2018-2019 Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation scholarships. The Foundation awards over $40,000 in total scholarships at the UW each year. Applicants are encouraged from all UW academic levels and from all fields of study, including those students who have not yet declared a major.  If you will be a sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student throughout the 2018-2019 academic year at UW (all campuses), consider applying! Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation annually provides scholarships to UW students based on their demonstration of Mortar Board’s ideals of exceptional scholarship, leadership, and service on campus and in the community. Learn more about applying at https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships/mortarDeadline: April 23. For questions, please contact: Mortar Board Alumni/Tolo Foundation Scholarship Committee, toloscholars@gmail.com.

Check out the database for additional scholarship opportunities! https://expd.uw.edu/expo/scholarships