Travel the World with Bonderman Travel Fellowship


Want to spend eight months traveling the world after graduating from UW Tacoma?

The Bonderman Travel Fellowship provides 14 UW students with $20,000 for eight months of solo travel to six or more countries in two or more major regions of the world. Fellows may not conduct research, pursue an academic project, or participate in a formal program or organization.

Applicants must:

  • be enrolled and in good standing at the UW in winter quarter and
  • hold US citizenship or permanent resident status.
  • All undergraduate students with senior credit standing and a degree application on file, AND who also meet ONE of the following criteria are eligible to apply:
    • at least a 3.65 cumulative UW GPA by the start of Winter 2017; OR
    • participation and good standing in UW Tacoma’s Global Honors Program, by the start of Winter 2017.

Deadline:  Application deadline is 12:00 pm (noon) January 9, 2017.

For Additional Information:

Paid Summer Fellowships For Juniors Interested in Public Affairs!

Campus - 560x300Two excellent paid summer fellowships are available for students in their junior year.  If this is you, you are eligible for two distinct summer fellowships hosted by Carnegie Mellon University’s  Heinz College:

Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Junior Summer

IT Lab: Summer Security Intensive (SSI)

Each program offers a 7-week in-residence experience with specialized courses taught by CMU faculty.  You receive academic credit, gain a $1,000 stipend + the costs of housing, meals, books, supplies, social functions, and travel expenses to and from Pittsburgh.  Finally, if admitted to Heinz College of Public Affairs in the future, you receive a scholarship of at least 50% of graduate school tuition!

Questions? Contact David Eber ( or 412-268-3347).