Mary Gates Scholarships: Now Accepting Applications!


The Autumn application cycle for Mary Gates Scholarships is now open! 

Mary Gates Scholarships are open to ALL students currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at UW. Information session are occurring THIS week and next week, with application deadlines quickly approaching in mid- to late-October. 

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide up to $5,000 ($2,500 per quarter for up to two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research/creative/scholarly activities. Theses scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduates. This includes students on all three UW campuses (Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma), in all disciplines and majors, in all class years (first-year through post-bac) and all residency statuses (including international and undocumented students).

Students can learn more about the scholarships and the application process at any of our upcoming information sessions and application-writing workshops. 

Information Sessions:

  • Thursday, Oct. 6, 12:30-1:20 PM
  • Thursday, Oct. 6, 1:30-2:20 PM
  • Friday, Oct. 7, 1:30-2:20 PM
*Information Sessions listed above will be held on the Seattle campus in Mary Gates Hall (MGH) room 171-E, in the Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity (EXPD). No registration necessary. 

Leadership Application Workshop (pre-registration is requested, but not required):

  • Monday, Oct. 10, 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 171
  • Thursday, Oct. 13, 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 171
  • Monday, Oct. 17, 4:30-6:20 PM in MGH 171


  • Leadership Deadline: Monday, October 17 at 5:00 PM
  • Research Deadline: Monday, October 24 at 5:00 PM


Begin the Online Application and learn more on their website,

Questions? Email 


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