US:Undergraduate Scholarship for Foster School of Business at University of Washington

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Who Can Apply 

• Current undergraduate Foster School students.
• Current UW students who are applying to the Foster School.
• Transfer students who have applied to both the UW and the Foster School.
• International students who have been admitted to the Foster School.
• International students who have applied to both the UW and the Foster School.
• Freshman Direct students who are in their sophomore-senior years in the Foster School.

Incoming Freshman Direct Students have a separate application for scholarships. Please visit the Freshman Direct Scholarshippage for more information.

When to Apply

• Students wishing to apply for scholarships for the upcoming academic year can submit their applications online.
• The deadline for 2014-2015 will be posted soon.
• Late applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

• Must be a full-time undergraduate student.
• Must average 12 credits per quarter over three quarters, for a total of 36 credits during the awarding year.
• Accommodations can be made for a one-quarter internship as long as you will be enrolled for three of the four quarters during the academic year.
• If you plan to study abroad, you must be concurrently enrolled at the UW to be eligible for scholarships.

Types of Awards

• Need: The majority of scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $2,500, consider a student’s merit and financial need in determining eligibility for award. You must be eligible for Financial Aid to be considered for these awards.
• EOP: There are a number of scholarships that take into consideration affiliation with the UW Educational Opportunity Program. If you are not affiliated, contact the EOP Counseling Center in Mary Gates Hall, Rm 133 or at 206.543.7132.
• Merit: There are limited scholarships that are awarded based on academic merit with no requirement for financial need. In some cases international students who have been admitted to the Foster School are eligible for these merit scholarships.

Financial Need

• To qualify for a need based scholarship you must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with the Federal Student Aid Program.
• We recommend mailing the FAFSA by February 15, 2013, to receive timely information for scholarship purposes.
• If you miss the February deadline, we still encourage you to submit a FAFSA, as these are sometimes accepted past the deadline.
• Most scholarships are awarded to students who can demonstrate financial need.
For this reason, all students should consider applying for UW Financial Aid, even if you do not think that you will be eligible. The scholarship committee uses the FAFSA information to assist with selections even if it is determined that you are not eligible for support by the UW Financial Aid Office.

Scholarships Are Awarded Yearly

Most scholarships are for one academic year. If you received a scholarship last year, you will need to apply again unless your scholarship letter indicated it was a renewable award. If you miss the deadline, you cannot apply again until the following academic year.


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