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Scholarship Strategy Sessions – Search, Draft, Apply!

Connect with the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards to plan your search, draft your application and apply for scholarship and fellowship opportunities! Check out any of these workshops to get started:

Scholarships 101: First & Second Year Students
Perfect for 1st and 2nd year students! Designed for students early in their UW career, this introductory workshops provides students with information to begin their scholarship search and develop a competitive edge for merit based scholarships
2/1 at 3:30 pm

Scholarships 201: Third, Fourth & Fifth Year Students
Great for 3rd, 4th and 5th year undergraduates! Join us to learn about discipline specific scholarships, national funding opportunities & tips to develop competitive applications.
1/24 at 3:30 pm

Personal Statement Writing
Whether applying to your major, to a scholarship or to a graduate program, you’ll want to have a strong personal statement. This workshop will provide you with essential information to begin crafting and drafting your personal statement.
1/26 at 3:30pm
1/27 at 12:00 pm
2/8 at 3:30 pm

CV Writing for Scholarships
Bring a working draft, such as an existing resume and a list of activities and use this workshop to build a solid foundation to your CV.
1/25 at 3:30 pm
1/26 at 4:30 pm
2/3 at 12:00 pm

Getting Great Letters of Recommendation
Help your recommenders help you! During this workshop we’ll discuss strategies for building strong relationships and managing the “ask” for your letters.
1/30 at 3:30 pm
1/31/at 3:30 pm
2/10 at 12:00 pm

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