Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards: Upcoming Sessions

Curriculum Vitae Writing Workshop, Thursday, 10/20/16, 12:00pm, MGH 171

Develop your undergraduate CV for use in scholarship, fellowship, research opportunities, and graduate school applications! Bring a working draft, such as an existing resume or a list of activities. RSVP at, though drop-ins are welcome!

Approaching the Personal Statement, Thursday, 10/20/16, 4:30pm, MGH 171

This workshop will offer ideas on how to approach your personal statement writing and practical exercises to get you started. RSVP to attend at, though drop-ins are welcome! 

October 24-27 is Getting Started with Scholarships Week

RSVP for any of these sessions at, though drop-ins are welcome.

Monday, 10/24, 3:30pm, MGH 171 – Building a Competitive Edge: Join us as we discuss how to connect to scholarships. We’ll talk about how your work and engagement at the university can help connect you to scholarships.

Tuesday, 10/25, 11:30am, MGH 171 - The Scholarship Search: This short session will introduce you to a few search tools and strategies to help you organize a successful scholarship search.

Wednesday, 10/26, 4:00pm, MGH 171 - Funding Your Study Abroad: Thinking about studying abroad and don’t know where to start or how to plan for it? Attend this info session to learn more about planning for study abroad and finding scholarships to support your study.

Thursday, 10/27, 4:00pm, MGH 171 - Why Apply? Meet Up: Join us for this casual scholarships social event.  You’ll have the opportunity to talk with other students who have applied to scholarships as well as scholarship advisors and representatives.

Princeton in Asia Information Session

10/25, 6:30pm, MGH 171. RSVP to attend at, though drop-ins are welcome.

Two local alumni of the Princeton in Asia program will host an information session at UW to share their insights into the program and application process. PiA aims “to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives, cultivate long-lasting relationships and benefit local and global communities.” Application deadline: Nov. 11 for 2017-18 placements.

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