Gross Undergraduate Scholarship

Website: The Ellison Center


This scholarship is for exceptional undergraduate students interested in studying in Russia or a Russian-speaking country. Priority will be given to undergraduates to travel to Russia to study the Russian language, but funds may also support undergraduate students to travel to Russia to study the country’s history, literature or culture. Upon completion of study a report on the experience will be expected. One award of up to $1500 will be offered toward airfare or lodging.


Open to all undergraduate students in all fields of study.

Student Type
  • freshman
  • sophomore
  • junior
  • senior
Citizen Type
  • US Citizen
  • Permanent Resident
  • International or Other Visa Status

The Gross Fellowship shares a common application with the FLAS Fellowship. 

Apply for the Gross Undergraduate Fellowship through the Jackson School Fellowship Application System here.

Application Materials:

  • A written proposal, in essay format, of approximately two single-spaced pages detailing your academic plan and how the fellowship fits in with your education and/or career plans
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (in electronic format; no hard copies accepted)
  • Letters of recommendation; 1 general and 1 language recommendation.
Contact Information

Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies

University of Washington

Box 353650

Seattle WA, 98195-3650

(206) 543-4852

Room 203B Thomson Hall