Global Opportunities – study abroad scholarships

The GO! and Fritz Scholarships are open to UW undergraduates from all three campuses and offer awards of $2000 – $5000 to support study abroad. 

  • ·         The applications are online at goglobal.uw.edu.
  • ·         To apply for the GO!, students must be residents of WA state and eligible for Pell Grants or Husky Promise.
  • ·         To apply for the Fritz, students must be declared social science or humanities majors with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

The deadline for GO! and Fritz applications is Thursday, April 24 at 5pm.

  • ·         Students studying abroad during summer, early fall, or fall 2014 should apply now.
  • ·         Students studying abroad in winter or spring 2015 should apply at our next deadline in November.

We’re offering information sessions and drop-in advising  to answer student questions and provide application feedback.

  • ·         Info sessions are Tuesday, 4/8 at 3:30pm in Schmitz 450 and Thursday, 4/17 at 3:30pm in ECC 308.
  • ·         Advising is available at our drop-in hours: Tuesdays 3-5pm in MGH171, Wednesdays 10-11am in MGH171, and Thursdays 2-4pm in Schmitz 459.
  • ·         Students are welcome to email goglobal@uw.edu with questions.

We invite all students interested in study abroad (and advisers too!) to our next Study Abroad Meet & Greet on Thursday, 4/17 from 4:30 – 5:30pm in ECC 308. 

  • ·         GO! and Fritz Scholars just back from their studies abroad will be there to talk about their experiences and answer questions.
  • ·         Delicious international snacks will be served!

Check out the Facebook page too!  http://www.facebook.com/UWGlobalOpportunities.

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